Friday, October 14, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The San Diego State Aztecs take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Bulldog Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 17.5 point favorites. This season the Aztecs are 2-2-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
Christian Chapman finished with 215 yards through the air for San Diego State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 20 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led in rushing by Donnel Pumphrey, who finished with 141 yards on 31 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 68 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego State got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 460 yards for the game. The Aztecs ran for 245 yards on 54 attempts.
Chason Virgil finished with 197 yards passing for Fresno State last week. He went 16 for 27, resulting in a 59% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Dontel James, who finished with 169 yards on 27 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. KeeSean Johnson led the team in receiving with 71 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Fresno State had 25 first downs total. 15 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 452 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 255 yards on 48 carries as a team.
San Diego State scores 33.6 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 50th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14 passes on 22 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 184 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 105th in college football. The Aztecs run for an average of 236.8 yards per game on 45.6 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also run 67.6 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 420.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 62nd overall this season. The Aztecs average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 72nd in the country. They accumulate 88.4 penalty yards per game via 10.2 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
San Diego State allows 212.8 passing yards per game, ranking 45th in D-1, and they allow 23.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 43rd. They give up 16.8 completions on 32.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.9. The Aztecs allow 102 rushing yards per game on 33.6 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 14th in the country. San Diego State allows 314.8 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 15th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 85th among D-1 teams.
Fresno State averages 23.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 103rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.7 passes per game on 38.2 attempts for a 48.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 248.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 53rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 129.7 yards per game on 36.7 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 113th on the ground. They also run 74.8 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 377.8 yards per game, ranking them 96th in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 18.5 first downs per game, which ranks 106th in the nation. They average 61.5 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 42nd in college football.
Fresno State allows an average of 178.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 19th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 110th in the nation. They give up 12.5 completions on 22.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.7 per game. The Bulldogs allow 273.3 rushing yards per contest on 51.7 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 126th in the country. Fresno State allows 451.5 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 103rd in D-1. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 48.5 yards in each contest, ranking 41st in the nation.
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 2-2-1 this season
Fresno State Betting Trends
Fresno State is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Fresno State has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego State
10/10/16 S Na'im McGee Foot out for season
10/10/16 DL Randy Ricks Toe out for season
10/09/16 DL Alex Barrett Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/09/16 DL Fred Melifonwu Ankle "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/04/16 LS Turner Bernard ACL out for season
08/29/16 OL Joe Salcedo Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Ryan Pope Lung out indefinitely
10/10/16 TE Chad Olsen Concussion "?" Friday vs. San Diego State
10/10/16 DB Dalen Jones Leg "?" Friday vs. San Diego State
10/10/16 LB Robert Stanley Knee "?" Friday vs. San Diego State
10/10/16 OL Shane Gama Illness "?" Friday vs. San Diego State
10/04/16 RB Dejonte O'Neal Knee out for season
09/01/16 RB Wesley Hill Knee out for season
08/27/16 DL Kevin Jeanniton Elbow out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks