San José State Spartans (3-5) vs. Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (2-6)
San José State Spartans vs. Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors 10/29/23 – As the ninth week of college football kicks off, the San José State Spartans and Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are set to face off in what promises to be an exhilarating clash. The Spartans, sitting at a 3-5 record, are looking to improve their standing while the Rainbow Warriors, at 2-6, aim to bounce back from a rocky start. Both teams head into this game with a point to prove and will be fighting tooth and nail for the win. For fans and bettors alike, this matchup offers some top college football tips.
The San José State Spartans are showing sparks of potential, particularly through their key players. Running back Kairee Robinson has been impressive, with 94 rushing attempts, amassing 573 rushing yards, and delivering 11 touchdowns. Furthermore, wide receiver Nick Nash has proven his worth with 31 receptions and 5 receiving touchdowns.
On the other side, the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are led by a powerful duo. Jordan Johnson, the running back, has made significant contributions with 198 rushing yards from 34 attempts. Wide receiver Steven McBride is another player to watch, boasting a remarkable 17.5 yards per reception and 8 receiving touchdowns.
San José State Spartans vs. Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors 10/29/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 12:00 AM ET|
|Where:||Clarence T.C. Ching Complex|
Chevan Cordeiro QB vs. Brayden Schager QB
Chevan Cordeiro, the Spartans’ quarterback, has been an impressive performer this season. Completing 148 out of 244 attempts for 1738 passing yards while posting an impressive 133.5 passer rating while being sacked 15 times could indicate potential vulnerabilities under pressure. Cordeiro’s style of play consists of precision and understanding of the game – however he should remain wary of Rainbow Warriors defensive strategies when facing them off against his Spartans this weekend.
Brayden Schager of the Rainbow Warriors has had some remarkable statistics this season, completing 217 out of 342 passes for 2433 passing yards, earning him a passer rating of 136.1 and being sacked 28 times compared to Cordeiro who only was sacked 14 times! While his passes may be effective, protection may prove more challenging, which will be key in this matchup. His decision-making and ability to handle pressure will play an essential part of winning this matchup.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: San José State Spartans -405, Total Odds: 59
With the current odds favoring the Spartans, it’s evident that the betting community sees them having an edge over the Rainbow Warriors. The point spread and moneyline suggest confidence in the Spartans’ ability to outperform Hawai’i in this fixture.
San José State Spartans Betting Trends
San José State’s recent trends indicate a mixed bag of results. With a 4-1-1 record against the spread (ATS) in their last six games, they’ve been performing well for bettors. Their games also tend to be high scoring, as the total has gone over in 7 of their last 9. However, they’ve struggled in direct encounters with Hawai’i in the past, with a 7-13 straight-up (SU) record in their last 20 games against them.
Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors Betting Trends
The Rainbow Warriors have found it challenging recently, particularly at home where they are 1-4 ATS. Additionally, in their last 9 games against a Mountain West conference opponent, they’ve come out on top only once (1-8 SU). This trend, coupled with their struggles at home against the Spartans, suggests they might face an uphill battle.
San José State Spartans vs. Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors 10/29/23 Betting Picks
Considering the recent performance trends and key player statistics, the San José State Spartans seem to have a slight advantage heading into this fixture. Their recent form and the individual brilliance of players like Robinson and Nash make them the more favorable pick.
However, football is unpredictable, and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors have the home advantage. For bettors, considering the over might be a good strategy given the Spartans’ recent high-scoring games. For those seeking the Handicapper best expert picks, placing a bet on the Spartans to cover the spread seems to be a logical choice.
Free Pick and Prediction: San José State Spartans 37, Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors 23.