San Diego State at Boise State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Albertsons Stadium to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 15.5 point favorites. The Aztecs have an ATS record of 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
09/25/18 RB Juwan Washington Collarbone is out indefinitely
09/18/18 OL Zachary Thomas ACL is out for season
09/11/18 DL Noble Hall Wrist is out indefinitely
09/09/18 QB Christian Chapman Knee is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
09/30/18 CB Avery Williams Elbow is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
09/30/18 CB Tyler Horton Leg is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Diego State Aztecs are 119th in Division 1 in points scored with 89. They have run 266 plays this season for 1,482 yards, which ranks them 118th in the nation in total offense. The Aztecs average 5.6 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 78 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Diego State has run for 793 yards as a team, which ranks 75th in the country. They've run 177 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 33 times for 319 yards so far this season, which has them 46th in the nation in penalties. Ryan Agnew has thrown for 464 yards this season. He has completed 35 passes on 63 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.6. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw.
San Diego State is 31st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 86. They have surrendered a total of 1,348 yards on D, which is 18th in Division 1. The Aztecs are ranked 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 81 passes on 124 attempts against the San Diego State Aztecs defense this season, placing them 55th and 29th in the country. The San Diego State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,090 yards through the air, which is 75th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 122 attempts for 258 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. The Aztecs have committed 20 penalties for 141 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Diego State is ranked 92nd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 6 punt return yards and average 1.2 yards per return, which is 122nd in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 171 yards on special teams, ranking 85th in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 19 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,659. The San Diego State Aztecs have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 8, which is 19th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. San Diego State Aztecs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 644 yards on 16 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 89th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos have run for 706 yards as a team, which ranks 89th in the nation. They've run 151 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 25 times for 209 yards so far this year, which has them 92nd in the country in penalties. They are 37th in Division 1 in points scored with 173. They have run 311 plays this year for 2,154 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The Boise State Broncos average 6.9 yards per play, which is 15th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 106 1st downs this season, ranking them 47th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien has completed 108 throws while attempting 154 passes for a completion percentage of 70.1%. He has passed for 1,389 yards this year. He averages 10.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 171.6.
The Boise State Broncos rush defense has given up 131 attempts for 503 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 153 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in Division 1. Boise State is 30th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 85. They have given up a total of 1,289 yards on D, which is 14th in the nation. The Broncos are 50th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 66 throws on 118 attempts against the Boise State defense this season, ranking them 17th and 19th in the country. The Boise State Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 786 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos have tried 7 field goals this year and made 4, which is 70th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 57%. Boise State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 438 yards on 14 punts, averaging 31 yards per punt. That ranks them 129th in the NCAA in punting average. Boise State is 15th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 62 punt return yards and average 5.2 yards per return, which is 102nd in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 144 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 21 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,360.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aztecs +15.5
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