Hawaii vs. San Jose State - 11/9/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Jose State Spartans (4-5) at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (5-4)
College Football: Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 pm (Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium)
The Line: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors -7 -- Over/Under:
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The San Jose State Spartans and Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors meet Saturday in college football action at Aloha Stadium.
The San Jose State Spartans could use a win after losing three of their last four games. The San Jose State Spartans have split their last four road games. Josh Love is completing 57.8 percent of his passes for 2,793 yards, 17 touchdowns and four interceptions. Love has two or more touchdown passes in five straight games. Tre Walker and Bailey Gaither have combined for 1,359 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Isaiah Hamilton has 28 receptions. The San Jose State Spartans ground game is averaging 82.2 yards per contest, and DeJon Packer leads the way with 284 yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, San Jose State is allowing 31.9 points and 445.4 yards per game. Ethan Aguayo leads the San Jose State Spartans with 79 tackles, Jesse Osuna has three sacks and Brandon Ezell has four interceptions.
The Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors could use a win after splitting their last eight games. The Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors have won three of their last five home games. Cole McDonald is completing 63.7 percent of his passes for 2,796 yards, 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. McDonald has four touchdown passes in four of his last nine games. Cedric Byrd II and JoJo Ward have combined for 1,444 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns while Jared Smart has 49 receptions. The Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors ground game is averaging 142 yards per contest, and Miles Reed leads the way with 445 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Hawai'i is allowing 36 points and 445.9 yards per game. Khoury Bethley leads the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors with 48 tackles, KK Padello has two sacks and Ikem Okeke has three interceptions.
The Spartans are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 conference games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Rainbow Warriors are 17-36-1 ATS in their last 54 home games, 18-43-1 ATS in their last 62 conference games and 17-40-2 ATS in their last 59 games overall. The Spartans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Hawaii and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings. The over is 4-0 in Rainbow Warriors last 4 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Spartans last 7 games in November.
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-1-1 ATS in their last nine games as a road underdog. The Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors are 1-13-1 ATS in their last 15 games as a home favorite. The San Jose State Spartans has gone toe-to-toe with some of the best teams in the conference and even has a road win over the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors are capable of scoring a lot of points, but they've also allowed 41 or more points in three of their last four games. It's not easy to play Hawaii on its island, but San Jose State has the offensive playmakers to hang around and has been kind to us all year in the betting department. Hawaii never covers as home favorites. Give me my free touchdown.