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Wolf Pack host Spartans in Week 12 action

San Jose State Spartans Nevada Wolf Pack
5-4 November 16, 2013, 10:30 | Mackay Stadium 3-7



The Wolf Pack hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Spartans pay a visit to Mackay Stadium in Week 12 betting action.

The Wolf Pack sport a record of 3-7 and 4-6 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Spartans sit at 5-4 and 5-4 ATS on the season. The over under records are 4-6 for the Wolf Pack and 4-4-1 for the Spartans.

View San Jose State Spartans vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds and Stats.

On the opening line for this matchup, the Wolf Pack sat as 7-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 66-rated Spartans taking on the No. 93-rated Wolf Pack in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 27-18 win for the Spartans on Saturday.

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Last time out for San Jose State, they were a 34-30 loser as they battled San Diego State at home. San Jose State failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 64 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Last time out, Nevada could not slow down $WinningWR, who managed 110 receiving yards in the Rams 38-17 victory over the Wolf Pack Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nevada's No. 81-ranked offense, averaging 26.2 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 86 this week at 30.33 PPG. The Wolf Pack aerial game is averaging 253.8 yards per game, more than the Spartans secondary allows through the air, 244.44 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Spartans own the league's No. 65-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 172 yards per game when on the road. Nevada, on the other hand, rates No. 60 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Spartans at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
San Jose State is 19-6 ATS in its last 25 games
San Jose State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Jose State is 12-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
San Jose State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Nevada is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
Nevada is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nevada's last 5 games
Nevada is 4-8-2 ATS in its last 14 games at home


Next up:
San Jose State at Navy, Friday, November 22nd
Nevada at BYU, Saturday, November 30th