Friday, October 21, 2016
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The San Jose State Spartans take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 22.5 point favorites. This season the Spartans are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Aztecs have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 2-3-1 against the spread.
Kenny Potter finished with 142 yards through the air for San Jose State last week. He completed 11 passes out of 17 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by Malik Roberson, who finished with 139 yards on 35 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tre Hartley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Jose State got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 279 yards for the game. The Spartans ran for 137 yards on 54 attempts.
Christian Chapman finished with 72 yards passing for San Diego State last week. He went 7 for 12, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led on the ground by Donnel Pumphrey, who finished with 220 yards on 38 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. David Wells led the team in receiving with 30 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. San Diego State had 25 first downs total. 20 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 364 yards for the contest. The Aztecs ran for 292 yards on 61 carries as a team.
San Jose State scores 25 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 94th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.6 passes on 28 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 214.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 86th in college football. The Spartans run for an average of 160.7 yards per game on 41.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also run 69.1 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 375.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 94th overall this season. The Spartans average 19.9 first downs per game which ranks them 89th in the country. They accumulate 31.9 penalty yards per game via 3.7 penalties, which ranks 125th in the nation.
San Jose State allows 215.7 passing yards per game, ranking 55th in D-1, and they allow 35.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 113th. They give up 15 completions on 24.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.4. The Spartans allow 228.3 rushing yards per game on 42.6 carries for an average of 5.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 113th in the country. San Jose State allows 444 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 102nd in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 54.1 yards per game, ranking them 65th among D-1 teams.
San Diego State averages 30.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 59th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 12.8 passes per game on 20.3 attempts for a 63.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 165.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 113th in Division 1. The Aztecs run for an average of 246 yards per game on 48.2 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 18th on the ground. They also run 68.5 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 411.3 yards per game, ranking them 65th in the country on offense. The Aztecs get an average of 21.7 first downs per game, which ranks 57th in the nation. They average 84.5 penalty yards per game via 9.5 penalties, ranking them 2nd in college football.
San Diego State allows an average of 200.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 30th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 20 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th in the nation. They give up 16.7 completions on 31.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.9 per game. The Aztecs allow 98 rushing yards per contest on 32 carries for a 3.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the country. San Diego State allows 298.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play, which ranks 8th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 56 yards in each contest, ranking 74th in the nation.
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 2-3-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Jose State
10/16/16 CB Cameron Smith Shoulder "?" Friday vs. San Diego State
10/16/16 QB Kenny Potter Head injured last game, probable Friday vs. San Diego State
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
San Diego State
10/10/16 S Na'im McGee Foot out for season
10/10/16 DL Randy Ricks Toe out for season
10/04/16 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
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State
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