Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The California Golden Bears take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60. This season the Golden Bears are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Aztecs have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-0-1 against the spread.
Davis Webb finished with 441 yards through the air for California last week. He completed 38 passes out of 54 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Golden Bears were led in rushing by Khalfani Muhammad, who finished with 96 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Chad Hansen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 160 yards and 14 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game California got a total of 30 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 19 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 89 total plays for 630 yards for the game. The Golden Bears ran for 189 yards on 35 attempts.
Christian Chapman finished with 283 yards through the air for San Diego State last week. He completed 16 passes out of 25 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led in rushing by Donnel Pumphrey, who finished with 98 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Mikah Holder was the team leader in receiving with a total of 160 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 40 yards per reception. San Diego State got a total of 19 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 67 total plays for 461 yards for the game. The Aztecs ran for 170 yards on 41 attempts.
California scores 51 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 25th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 38 passes on 54 attempts for a 70.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 441 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 3rd in college football. The Golden Bears run for an average of 189 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 54th in the nation. They also run 89 plays per contest and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 630 yards per game, ranking their offense 10th overall this season. The Golden Bears average 30 first downs per game which ranks them 10th in the country. They accumulate 80 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 19th in the nation.
California allows 234 passing yards per game, ranking 82nd in D-1, and they allow 31 points per contest on defense, which ranks 95th. They give up 17 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Golden Bears allow 248 rushing yards per game on 38 carries for an average of 6.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 114th in the country. California allows 482 total yards per game including 6.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 106th in terms of yards per game. They force 5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 52 yards per game, ranking them 66th among D-1 teams.
San Diego State averages 31 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 64th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 26 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 291 yards through the air per game, ranking them 30th in Division 1. The Aztecs run for an average of 170 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 63rd on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 461 yards per game, ranking them 53rd in the country on offense. The Aztecs get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 81st in the nation. They average 70 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 33rd in college football.
San Diego State allows an average of 70 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 8th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 0 points per contest, which has them ranked 4th in the nation. They give up 7 completions on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 35 per game. The Aztecs allow 71 rushing yards per contest on 31 carries for a 2.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 24th in the country. San Diego State allows 141 total yards per game for an average of 2.8 yards per play, which ranks 5th in D-1. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 49 yards in each contest, ranking 59th in the nation.
California Betting Trends
California is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
California has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 0-0-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/04/16 OL Aaron Cochran Knee "?" Saturday vs. San Diego State
08/18/16 DB Damariay Drew Knee out for season
San Diego State
08/29/16 OL Joe Salcedo Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Ryan Pope Lung out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State
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