Idaho at San Diego State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/6/2014
Saturday, November 8, 6:30 PM on ROOT
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California
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On Saturday, the Idaho Vandals (1-7) will go on the road to face the San Diego State Aztecs (4-4) in a game that will feature two struggling offenses. Idaho is currently 10th in the Sun Belt while the Aztecs are in first place in the MWC West.
Idaho did not take care of the ball in their game against Arkansas State last Saturday and ended up losing 44-28. They did finish with 449 yards in that game, but they ended up turning the ball over eight times.
Through their first eight games, Idaho has one of the worst defenses in the country by giving up 37 points per game to their opponents. Quarterback Matt Linehan has struggled this season, throwing for 2,001 yards with nine touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Wide receiver Joshua McCain has caught 59 passes this season for 886 yards and seven touchdowns.
San Diego State was outscored 20-0 in the second of in their game against Nevada last Saturday and ended up losing 30-14. They turned the ball over three times in that loss and they were just 4-for-13 on their third down chances.
The Aztecs have struggled offensively this season, but they have a .500 record because their defense has only given up 20.1 points per game. Easily their best player has been running back Donnel Pumphrey, who has rushed for 1,074 yards and 12 touchdowns in his team's first eight games. Quarterback Quinn Kaehler has thrown for 1,234 yards and four touchdowns, but he has also thrown eight interceptions.
Injuries to Watch
10/17/14 DB Chris Edwards Undisclosed has left team
09/18/14 OL Jeff Travillion Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/17/14 OL Kato Fawkes Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/10/14 DT Alfonso Hampton Eligibility out indefinitely
08/15/14 DL Will Schmidt Shoulder out indefinitely
08/04/14 DB Desmond Banks Shoulder out indefinitely
San Diego State Aztecs
09/29/14 LB Derek Largent Appendix out indefinitely
09/01/14 LB Tyler Morris Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State
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