San Diego State vs Hawaii College Football Betting Tips 11/23/2019
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Hawaii Warriors
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI
TV: Spectrum Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hawaii -1
Aloha Stadium is the venue where Chevan Cordeiro and the Hawaii Warriors will take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday. San Diego State opens this matchup as 1-point dogs. The Aztecs are 6-4-0 ATS and 1-9-0 when betting on the total. The Warriors are 7-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-6-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the San Diego State Aztecs played the Fresno State Bulldogs and won 17-7. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Aztecs was Ryan Agnew who went 33/47 with 323 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick on the day. Chance Bell paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 20 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 52 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he averaged 3.7 yards per run. Jesse Matthews was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 119 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 14.9 yards per reception for the game. The Aztecs ended up running the ball 37 times and generated 102 yards earning them an average of 2.8 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 84 plays for 425 yards. For the game, the Aztecs had a total of 24 1st downs and they had a total of 5 infractions for 50 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. When it comes to their defensive performance, San Diego State gave up 14 catches on 26 attempts for a total of 136 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.8%. On the day, they conceded 206 yards and forced 3 takeaways. On the ground, the Aztecs gave up 70 yards on 27 attempts which is an average of 2.6 yards per run allowed.
The Aztecs come into this matchup with a record of 8-2 this season. For total yards, they currently sit at 12th in the conference and 112th in the country with 3,374 yards. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the nation with an average of 20.4 points per contest, putting them 113th in the country. As a team, they are averaging 143.8 rushing yards per game which is 10th in the MWC. The Aztecs have one of the top tier defenses in the country, giving up 13.7 points per contest putting them 1st in the MWC. When talking about rushing yards, San Diego State is allowing 65.9 yards per contest which has them at 1st in the MWC and 2nd in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.4 yards per carry which has them at 1st in the MWC and 3rd in the nation overall. In total, they have allowed 659 yards rushing through 10 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Aztecs have conceded 1,936 yards. Teams are completing 60.5% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.2 yards per try.
In their last outing, the Hawaii Warriors played the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and earned the victory by a score of 21-7. Running the show from under center for the Warriors was Cole McDonald who went 20/26 with 211 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Miles Reed paced the team in rushing in the game. He had a long run of 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 90 yards on 22 carries which gave him an average of 4.1 yards per tote. Jared Smart led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 106 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 11.8 yards per catch in the game. The Warriors ended up running the ball 39 times and added 185 yards which earned them an average of 4.7 yards per attempt. In the game, the Warriors racked up 27 1st downs and they had 4 infractions for 23 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. For the game, they ran 74 plays which added up to 442 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Hawaii gave up 10 completions on 22 tries for a total of 118 yards, and a completion percentage of 45.5%. Against the run, the Warriors gave up 119 yards on 26 runs which is an average of 4.6 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they allowed a total of 237 yards and earned 2 turnovers.
The Warriors head into this matchup 7-4. Hawaii is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 151.5 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 82nd in college football. As a unit, they have a total of 1,667 yards rushing through 11 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Warriors average 492.3 yards per contest overall putting them 10th in college football and 1st in the conference. The Warriors are conceding 33.7 points per contest ranking them 11th in the conference and 111th in the nation. Their pass defense is one of the middling groups in D-1. They are allowing 234.4 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Warriors currently sit at 7th in the conference. In discussing points given up, they have given up 371 points in total. In discussing yards on the ground, they are giving up 197.5 yards per contest which puts them at 103rd in college football and 9th in the conference. In 2019, they have conceded 2,173 yards rushing and 26.4 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Warriors -1
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