San Diego State at New Mexico State NCAA Football Betting Tips 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Aggie Memorial Stadium
Josh Adkins and the New Mexico State Aggies host the San Diego State Aztecs at Aggie Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 14, 2019. San Diego State opens this matchup as 16-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 51. The Aztecs are 1-1-0 ATS and 0-2-0 when betting on the total. The Aggies are 1-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-1-0 against the spread.
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
09/08/19 DB Darren Hall Hip is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
In their last game, the San Diego State Aztecs took on the UCLA Bruins and added a loss to their record by a score of 14-23. Leading the way at QB for the Aztecs was Ryan Agnew who went 23/31 with 293 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Juwan Washington led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 41 yards by way of 20 carries which gave him an average of 2.1 yards per tote. Kobe Smith was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 131 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 18.7 yards per catch for the game. The San Diego State Aztecs ran the ball 47 times and earned 80 yards earning them an average of 1.7 yards per carry. On the day, the Aztecs racked up 22 1st downs and they had 5 infractions for 50 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. Overall, they ran 78 plays which added up to 373 yards. In terms of defense, San Diego State allowed 24 completions on 35 tries totaling 199 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.6%. For this contest, they gave up 261 yards and forced 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Aztecs allowed 62 yards on 32 tries allowing their opponent an average of 1.9 yards per carry allowed.
The Aztecs head into this matchup 2-0 for this season. For total yards, they sit in 9th in the conference and 105th in college football with 611 yards. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the nation with an average of 14.5 points per contest, ranking them 117th in college football. As a team, they have an average of 105 rushing yards per game which is 11th in the MWC. The Aztecs have one of the best defenses in Division 1, allowing 7 points per contest putting them 2nd in the conference. When it comes to yards through the air, the Aztecs have conceded 401 yards. Opponents are completing 67.2% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 4.7 yards per attempt. When it comes to rushing yards, San Diego State is giving up 48.5 yards per game putting them 1st in the Mountain West and 8th in the nation. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 1.9 yards per carry which has them at 1st in the conference and 10th in college football overall. In total, they have conceded 97 rushing yards through 2 games.
The last time they took the field, the New Mexico State Aggies played the Alabama Crimson Tide and took the loss by a score of 62-10. Leading the way at QB for the Aggies was Josh Adkins who went 19/30 with 145 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 interception on the day. Josh Foley paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 51 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he averaged 7.3 yards per carry. Tony Nicholson led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 44 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 22.0 yards per catch for that contest. The New Mexico State Aggies ended up rushing 33 times and racked up 101 yards which had them averaging 3.1 yards per run. Overall, the Aggies totaled 14 first downs and they had 1 penalty for 15 yards which means they were extremely disciplined in this game. For the game, they ran 69 plays for 262 yards. In terms of defense, New Mexico State gave up 21 completions on 33 attempts totaling 285 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.6%. Against the run, the Aggies gave up 318 yards on 32 attempts giving the other team an average of 9.9 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed a total of 603 yards and earned 0 turnovers.
The Aggies come into this matchup with a record of 0-2. New Mexico State is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 98.5 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 115th in the country. As a team, they have compiled a total of 197 yards rushing through 2 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 Aggies average 289.5 yards per contest overall ranking them 119th in the country and 10th in the Sun Belt. The Aggies are allowing 60 points per game ranking them 11th in the Sun Belt and 130th in college football. When talking about points given up, they have allowed 120 total points. In discussing yards on the ground, they are allowing 214.5 yards per game ranking them 117th in college football and 9th in the Sun Belt. This year, they have conceded a total of 429 yards on the ground and 5 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the least effective units in the nation. They are allowing 396 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Aggies are currently ranked 11th in the Sun Belt Conference.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aztecs -16
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