San Jose State vs. UNLV Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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MWC rivals will meet when the San Jose State Spartans (3-1) meet the UNLV Rebels (4-1).

San Jose State vs. UNLV Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing San Jose State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, San Jose State has -248 odds to pick up the win, while UNLV is listed at +199 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 52 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch San Jose State vs. UNLV Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, October 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Stadium: CEFCU Stadium

Betting Preview

San Jose State

San Jose State ranks 98th in total offense this year (367.5 yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 367.5 yards allowed per game. San Jose State owns the 91st-ranked offense this year (26.0 points per game), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 20th-best with just 15.8 points allowed per game. San Jose State ranks 37th in passing yards this season (274.3 per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 154.8 passing yards allowed per game. San Jose State has been a bottom-25 run offense this year, ranking 11th-worst with 93.3 rushing yards per contest. On the defensive side of the ball, the Spartans are ranked 80th in the FBS (152.0 rushing yards allowed per game). San Jose State ranks 24th-worst in third-down conversion rate (33.3%), but has played better on defense, ranking 69th with a 37.7% third-down conversion rate allowed. San Jose State has the 15th-best turnover margin in college football at +6, forcing seven turnovers (61st in the FBS) while turning it over one time (first in the FBS).

UNLV

In terms of total offense, UNLV ranks 57th in the FBS (423.0 total yards per game) and 55th on the other side of the ball (356.6 total yards allowed per game). UNLV is posting 37.8 points per contest on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 22.4 points per contest (53rd-ranked) on defense. With 254.4 passing yards per game on offense, UNLV ranks 54th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 97th, surrendering 252.4 passing yards per game. In terms of rushing, UNLV ranks 58th in the FBS on offense (168.6 rushing yards per game) and 28th on the other side of the ball (104.2 rushing yards allowed per contest). UNLV’s third-down defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 18th-best in the FBS with a 28.4% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is putting up a 36.8% third-down rate, which ranks 83rd. UNLV sports a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking second-best at +9.

San Jose State vs. UNLV Betting Analysis

San Jose State Betting Insights

San Jose State is 3-1-0 against the spread this season. In games it has played as 6.5-point favorites or more, San Jose State has an ATS record of 1-1. San Jose State games have gone over the total once this season. The Spartans have won all three of the games they have been listed as the moneyline favorite this season. The Spartans have played as a moneyline favorite of -248 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.

Rebels Betting Insights

UNLV has covered the spread in a matchup four times this season (4-1-0). UNLV has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs. This year, UNLV games have hit the over three times. The Rebels lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Rebels have played as an underdog of +199 or more once this season and lost that game.

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San Jose State vs. UNLV Against The Spread & Betting Records

San Jose State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.8 49.8 45.8
Implied Total AVG 31.0 32.0 30.0
ATS Record 3-1-0 1-1-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 0-2-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 2-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Rebels

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.0 52.8 55.8
Implied Total AVG 32.4 33.0 31.5
ATS Record 4-1-0 2-1-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 3-2-0 3-0-0 0-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-0 3-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Players to Watch

San Jose State

  • Cade Hall has helped lead the Spartans’ defense with five tackles, 2.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception in four games.
  • With seven tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack in four games, Viliami Fehoko has been a significant contributor to the Spartans’ defense in 2022.
  • With seven tackles and one interception in four games, Tre Jenkins has been a key part of the Spartans’ defense in 2022.
  • The Spartans’ defensive unit has been helped by Alii Matau, who has suited up for four games, compiling 0.5 sacks to go with six tackles.

Rebels

  • As a tone-setter on defense, the Rebels’ Austin Ajiake has compiled 34 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions in five games.
  • On defense, Jeffae Williams has helped keep opposing offenses in check with 20 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions in five games.
  • Adam Plant Jr. has been wreaking havoc on defense, registering 3.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 19 tackles for the Rebels.
  • With three interceptions to go with 13 tackles and three passes defended in five games, Cameron Oliver has been making a big difference on defense for the Rebels.

San Jose State vs. UNLV Predictions and Pick

San Jose State vs. UNLV betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Rebels (+6.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (52)

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How to Bet on San Jose State vs. UNLV

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Our prediction to win this contest is San Jose State, and we project that UNLV will cover the spread (San Jose State -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 52 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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