San Jose State at San Diego State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to SDCCU Stadium to take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 27 point favorites. The Spartans have an ATS record of 2-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Aztecs have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
10/14/18 WR Bailey Gaither Ankle is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
10/14/18 QB Josh Love Concussion is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
08/30/18 QB Terrell Carter Personal has left team
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
10/14/18 RB Chase Jasmin Head injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
10/14/18 DL Chibu Onyeukwu MCL is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
10/14/18 WR Ethan Dedeaux Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
10/14/18 FB Isaac Lessard Neck is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
10/14/18 DL Myles Cheatum Targeting Suspension is OUT 1st Half Saturday vs San Jose State
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Jose State Spartans are 117th in Division 1 in points scored with 134. They have run 421 plays this season for 1,857 yards, which ranks them 52nd in the nation in total offense. The Spartans average 4.4 yards per play, which is 126th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 101 1st downs this year, placing them 124th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Jose State has run for 302 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 1.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 47 times for 381 yards so far this season, which has them 34th in the nation in penalties. Josh Love has thrown for 1,030 yards this season. He has completed 74 passes on 149 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.7. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.5 adjusted yards per throw.
San Jose State is 116th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 248. They have surrendered a total of 2,837 yards on D, which is 101st in Division 1. The Spartans are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 139 passes on 238 attempts against the San Jose State Spartans defense this season, placing them 107th and 114th in the country. The San Jose State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,742 yards through the air, which is 112th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 266 attempts for 1,095 yards this year, putting them in 83rd place in D-1 against the run. The Spartans have committed 42 penalties for 339 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State is ranked 60th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 111 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 53rd in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 561 yards on special teams, ranking 7th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 26 yards per kick return and they are 105th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,529. The San Jose State Spartans have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 7, which is 56th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. San Jose State Spartans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,817 yards on 43 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 51st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aztecs have run for 1,031 yards as a team, which ranks 81st in the nation. They've run 255 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 49 times for 429 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the country in penalties. They are 119th in Division 1 in points scored with 129. They have run 384 plays this year for 2,046 yards, which ranks them 116th in the nation in total offense. The San Diego State Aztecs average 5.3 yards per play, which is 100th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 100 1st downs this season, ranking them 125th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Agnew has completed 52 throws while attempting 103 passes for a completion percentage of 50.5%. He has passed for 790 yards this year. He averages 6.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 120.
The San Diego State Aztecs rush defense has given up 209 attempts for 523 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the country against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 249 yards on defense this year. That places them 17th in Division 1. San Diego State is 20th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 116. They have given up a total of 1,853 yards on D, which is 14th in the nation. The Aztecs are 21st in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 111 throws on 185 attempts against the San Diego State defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 50th in the country. The San Diego State Aztecs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,330 yards in the air, which is 52nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Diego State Aztecs have tried 12 field goals this year and made 10, which is 17th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. San Diego State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,279 yards on 31 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 77th in the NCAA in punting average. San Diego State is 65th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 34 punt return yards and average 3.4 yards per return, which is 120th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 203 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 19 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,283.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Spartans +27
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