San Diego State at Fresno State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Bulldog Stadium to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 16 point favorites. The Aztecs have an ATS record of 2-8-0 while their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 8-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 2-8-0 against the spread
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-2-0 against the spread
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
09/18/18 OL Zachary Thomas ACL is out for season
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
09/13/18 OL Netane Muti Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Diego State Aztecs are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 224. They have run 584 plays this season for 3,196 yards, which ranks them 114th in the nation in total offense. The Aztecs average 5.5 yards per play, which is 85th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 157 1st downs this year, placing them 126th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Diego State has run for 1,572 yards as a team, which ranks 75th in the country. They've run 378 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 74 times for 644 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the nation in penalties. Ryan Agnew has thrown for 1,217 yards this season. He has completed 83 passes on 161 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 124.4. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw.
San Diego State is 27th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 207. They have surrendered a total of 2,587 yards on D, which is 4th in Division 1. The Aztecs are ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 170 passes on 285 attempts against the San Diego State Aztecs defense this season, placing them 46th and 42nd in the country. The San Diego State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,839 yards through the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 303 attempts for 748 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in D-1 against the run. The Aztecs have committed 44 penalties for 406 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 15th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Diego State is ranked 54th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 92 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 106th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 252 yards on special teams, ranking 115th in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 18 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,540. The San Diego State Aztecs have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 15, which is 19th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. San Diego State Aztecs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,971 yards on 47 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 59th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs have run for 1,470 yards as a team, which ranks 87th in the nation. They've run 348 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 55 times for 445 yards so far this year, which has them 84th in the country in penalties. They are 14th in Division 1 in points scored with 381. They have run 674 plays this year for 4,280 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 6.4 yards per play, which is 22nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 214 1st downs this season, ranking them 53rd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus McMaryion has completed 221 throws while attempting 313 passes for a completion percentage of 70.6%. He has passed for 2,699 yards this year. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 163.3.
The Fresno State Bulldogs rush defense has given up 365 attempts for 1,338 yards this season, putting them in 33rd place in the country against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 424 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in Division 1. Fresno State is 5th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 135. They have given up a total of 3,211 yards on D, which is 20th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 12th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 164 throws on 321 attempts against the Fresno State defense this season, ranking them 31st and 86th in the country. The Fresno State Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,873 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Fresno State Bulldogs have tried 15 field goals this year and made 9, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Fresno State kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 46 for 49 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,826 yards on 43 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 44th in the NCAA in punting average. Fresno State is 89th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 101 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 72nd in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 312 yards on special teams, which puts them 103rd in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 18 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,693.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aztecs +16
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