San Diego State at Air Force College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Falcon Stadium to take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.5. The Aztecs have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-1. The Falcons have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread.
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Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 0-2-1 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
09/17/17 CB Garrett Binkley Knee out for season
09/17/17 FB Grady Vazquez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
09/17/17 CB Tayler Hawkins Knee "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
09/17/17 LB Temerick Harper Foot "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
09/13/17 DL Dakota Turner Knee out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Diego State Aztecs are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 88. They have run 213 plays this season for 1,224 yards, which ranks them 103rd in the nation in total offense. The Aztecs average 5.7 yards per play, which is 75th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 62 1st downs this year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Diego State has run for 727 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the country. They've run 143 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 29 times for 263 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the nation in penalties. Christian Chapman has thrown for 480 yards this season. He has completed 46 passes on 68 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.4. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw.
San Diego State is 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 54. They have surrendered a total of 895 yards on D, which is 39th in Division 1. The Aztecs are ranked 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 48 passes on 77 attempts against the San Diego State Aztecs defense this season, placing them 45th and 36th in the country. The San Diego State pass defense has also given up a total of 620 yards through the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 80 attempts for 275 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in D-1 against the run. The Aztecs have committed 18 penalties for 149 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Diego State is ranked 54th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 43 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 48th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 131 yards on special teams, ranking 82nd in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 44 yards per kick return and they are 68th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,398. The San Diego State Aztecs have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 15th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. San Diego State Aztecs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 456 yards on 12 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 625 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the nation. They've run 116 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 8 times for 82 yards so far this year, which has them 122nd in the country in penalties. They are 84th in Division 1 in points scored with 75. They have run 139 plays this year for 879 yards, which ranks them 122nd in the nation in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 6.3 yards per play, which is 38th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 47 1st downs this season, ranking them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. Arion Worthman has completed 9 throws while attempting 19 passes for a completion percentage of 47.4%. He has passed for 236 yards this year. He averages 15.6 adjusted yards per throw and 12.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 203.8.
The Air Force Falcons rush defense has given up 70 attempts for 245 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the country against the run. They have had 9 penalties for 92 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in Division 1. Air Force is 14th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 29. They have given up a total of 454 yards on D, which is 6th in the nation. The Falcons are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opponent offenses have completed 24 throws on 42 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, ranking them 5th and 4th in the country. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 209 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Air Force Falcons have tried 3 field goals this year and made 2, which is 89th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Air Force kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 9 for 10 this season. Their punters have accumulated 314 yards on 8 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 98th in the NCAA in punting average. Air Force is 114th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 9 punt return yards and average 4.5 yards per return, which is 81st in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 45 yards on special teams, which puts them 122nd in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 15 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 933.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons +7
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