Saturday, December 3, 2016
War Memorial Stadium
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The San Diego State Aztecs take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at War Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 7 point favorites. This season the Aztecs are 6-5-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-4-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 9-3-0 and they are 7-5-0 against the spread.
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Christian Chapman finished with 183 yards through the air for San Diego State last week. He completed 11 passes out of 19 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led in rushing by Juwan Washington, who finished with 92 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 15 yards per carry. Mikah Holder was the team leader in receiving with a total of 87 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego State got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 58 total plays for 377 yards for the game. The Aztecs ran for 194 yards on 39 attempts.
Josh Allen finished with 248 yards passing for Wyoming last week. He went 18 for 28, resulting in a 64% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Brian Hill, who finished with 126 yards on 26 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Tanner Gentry led the team in receiving with 112 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Wyoming had 25 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 449 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 201 yards on 45 carries as a team.
San Diego State scores 36 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 29th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.6 passes on 19.1 attempts for a 60.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 150.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 119th in college football. The Aztecs run for an average of 275.9 yards per game on 45.5 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 7th in the nation. They also run 64.6 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 426.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 60th overall this season. The Aztecs average 20.8 first downs per game which ranks them 75th in the country. They accumulate 63 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 24th in the nation.
San Diego State allows 205.6 passing yards per game, ranking 37th in D-1, and they allow 20.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 19th. They give up 16.8 completions on 31.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53. The Aztecs allow 113.3 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 12th in the country. San Diego State allows 318.9 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 11th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties for 51.5 yards per game, ranking them 57th among D-1 teams.
Wyoming averages 38.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 21st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.8 passes per game on 26.1 attempts for a 56.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 228.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 66th in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 218.9 yards per game on 45.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 33rd on the ground. They also run 71.9 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 447.4 yards per game, ranking them 46th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 38th in the nation. They average 42.6 penalty yards per game via 4.4 penalties, ranking them 112th in college football.
Wyoming allows an average of 276 passing yards per game, which ranks 117th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 108th in the nation. They give up 18.9 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.3 per game. The Cowboys allow 199.4 rushing yards per contest on 37.4 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 87th in the country. Wyoming allows 475.4 total yards per game for an average of 6.8 yards per play, which ranks 116th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 53.8 yards in each contest, ranking 72nd in the nation.
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 8-4-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 6-5-1 this season
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 9-3-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 7-5-0 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
11/28/16 LB D.J. May Upper Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. San Diego State
11/27/16 NT Sidney Malauulu Foot "?" Saturday vs. San Diego State
11/22/16 NT Chase Appleby Knee out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take Wyoming +7
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