Utah State at Colorado State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/16/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins
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The Utah State Aggies (4-2) will be taking on the solid passing attack of the Colorado State Rams (5-1) on Saturday night. Last year, the Aggies were able to shut out the Rams 13-0 on their home field.
Last Saturday, Utah State won its second game in a row by defeating Air Force 34-16 at home. They only had 77 rushing yards in that win, but their defense was able to force four Air Force turnovers.
The Aggies have been able to throw for 248.5 yards per game and they are putting up 27.7 points per game. Wide receiver Hunter Sharp has been great for Utah State this year by catching 40 passes for 642 yards and five touchdowns. Quarterback Darell Garretson has completed 66.4 percent of his passes for 1,008 yards with eight touchdowns and just two picks.
Colorado State were outscored 14-0 in the fourth quarter of their game against Nevada last weekend, but they were able to hold on for a 31-24 road win. They were 7-for-16 on their third down chances in that game and they finished with 445 total yards.
The thing that Colorado State does the best is throwing the ball and they have averaged 318.7 yards per game through the air. Rams quarterback Garrett Grayson has been very solid this year by completing 63.3 percent of his passes for 1,823 yards, 16 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Running back Dee Hart has 543 yards with five touchdowns and he has averaged 6.5 yards per carry.
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
Utah State Aggies are 2-4-0 Against the Spread
Utah State Aggies are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
Colorado State Rams are 5-1-0 Against the Spread
Colorado State Rams are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Utah State Aggies
10/01/14 QB Chuckie Keeton Knee out for season
09/09/14 WR Brandon Swindall Achilles out for season
09/09/14 WR Shaan Johnson Knee out for season
09/03/14 LB Kyler Fackrell Knee out for season
08/23/14 LB Alex Huerta Shoulder out for season
Colorado State Rams
10/12/14 LB Nu'uvali Fa'apito Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
10/12/14 RB Treyous Jarrells Knee "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
10/01/14 TE Kivon Cartwright Ankle out for season
09/23/14 C Jake Bennett Knee out for season
08/21/14 OL Mason Hathaway Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State
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