Saturday, November 19, 2016
War Memorial Stadium
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The San Diego State Aztecs take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at War Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 7.5 point favorites. This season the Aztecs are 6-3-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 7-3-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
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Christian Chapman finished with 76 yards through the air for San Diego State last week. He completed 7 passes out of 15 attempts for a 47% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led in rushing by Donnel Pumphrey, who finished with 112 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Juwan Washington was the team leader in receiving with a total of 24 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego State got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 58 total plays for 393 yards for the game. The Aztecs ran for 296 yards on 42 attempts.
Josh Allen finished with 261 yards passing for Wyoming last week. He went 16 for 26, resulting in a 62% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Brian Hill, who finished with 142 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Tanner Gentry led the team in receiving with 93 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Wyoming had 25 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 528 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 267 yards on 46 carries as a team.
San Diego State scores 36.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 26th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.3 passes on 18.3 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 141.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 121st in college football. The Aztecs run for an average of 293.9 yards per game on 47.6 attempts for an average of 6.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the nation. They also run 65.9 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 435.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 48th overall this season. The Aztecs average 21.6 first downs per game which ranks them 59th in the country. They accumulate 65.3 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the nation.
San Diego State allows 196.9 passing yards per game, ranking 26th in D-1, and they allow 15.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 7th. They give up 17.5 completions on 33.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.4. The Aztecs allow 86.4 rushing yards per game on 30.9 carries for an average of 2.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 2nd in the country. San Diego State allows 283.3 total yards per game including 4.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 5th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties for 53.3 yards per game, ranking them 65th among D-1 teams.
Wyoming averages 38.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 18th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.4 passes per game on 25.4 attempts for a 56.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 221.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 80th in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 222.1 yards per game on 45.2 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 26th on the ground. They also run 70.6 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 443.3 yards per game, ranking them 45th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 22.2 first downs per game, which ranks 44th in the nation. They average 44.7 penalty yards per game via 4.7 penalties, ranking them 109th in college football.
Wyoming allows an average of 297.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 122nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 104th in the nation. They give up 20.8 completions on 36.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1 per game. The Cowboys allow 164.7 rushing yards per contest on 37.2 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 64th in the country. Wyoming allows 462.6 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 108th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5.9 penalties for 54 yards in each contest, ranking 69th in the nation.
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 6-3-1 this season
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 7-3-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego State
11/08/16 CB Billy Vaughn, Jr. Suspension out for season
11/08/16 CB Derek Babiash Suspension out for season
11/08/16 DL Fred Melifonwu Suspension out for season
10/27/16 TE Kahale Warring Knee out for season
10/27/16 RB Marcus Stamps Knee out for season
10/10/16 S Na'im McGee Foot out for season
10/10/16 DL Randy Ricks Toe out for season
10/04/16 C Turner Bernard Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Joe Salcedo Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Ryan Pope Lung out indefinitely
10/26/16 OL Ryan Cummings Foot out indefinitely
10/18/16 DE Carl Granderson ACL out for season
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Wyoming +7.5
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