San Jose State at Nevada: 11/6/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Nevada Wolf Pack (6-2) vs San Jose State Spartans (5-4)
Game Info: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Clarence Mackay Stadium)
Betting Odds: Nevada Wolf Pack -10 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Jose State Spartans and Nevada Wolf Pack face off on Saturday in a Mountain West college football showdown at Mackay Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2020 it was San Jose state that won 30-20. .
The San Jose State Spartans face come into this game with a 5-4 record overall and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Wyoming, it was 17 points in the second quarter that paced them to a victory. San Jose State is averaging 21.1 points while the defense is giving up 22.6 points per game. Under center for San Jose State is Nick Nash and he has thrown for 992 yards, six touchdowns, and two interceptions. Running back Tyler Nevens has also had a big season rushing for 583 yards and six touchdowns.
On the other side of this matchup is Nevada who sits with a 6-2 record overall, and they have won three of their last four games. In the last game against UNLV, Nevada’s offense was elite putting up 51 points and that led to the 31 point victory. Nevada is averaging 37.6 points while the defense is giving up 24.38 points per game. Under center for Nevada is Carson Strong who has been strong this year throwing for 2,883 yards, 24 touchdowns, and five interceptions. Strong loves to spread the ball around, and there are five receivers who have had at least 300 receiving yards.
San Jose State is 21-7-2 against the spread in their last 30 conference games. Nevada is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games overall. The under is 7-3 in the last ten meetings. The home team is 5-0-1 against the spread in the last six meetings.
This has been a series dominated by the home team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for another big game from Strong, and this game is going to get out of hand early. Back Nevada to cover the spread.