San Diego State Aztecs vs Utah State Aggies Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Maverik Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego State (-7)
Maverik Stadium is the site where Jason Shelley and the Utah State Aggies (0-1) will play the San Diego State Aztecs (1-0) on Saturday. The odds on this game have San Diego State as 7-point favorites. The O/U opens at 49.
In their last outing, the San Diego State Aztecs took the field against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and earned the win by a score of 34-6. Greg Bell led the team on the ground in this outing. He had a long run of 40 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this game. He ran for 111 yards by way of 19 carries which meant he averaged 5.8 yards per carry. Elijah Kothe was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 34 yards on 2 catches. He had an average of 17 yards per catch in this outing. Carson Baker went 12/25 with 137 yards by way of passing and added 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the San Diego State Aztecs have an average of 34 points per outing. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 287 yards in the run game which is 6th in Division 1. The Aztecs currently have 424 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of getting in the endzone, San Diego State has amassed 1 touchdown through the air and 3 touchdowns via the ground. The Aztecs are sitting in 14th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 6 PPG. The opposition is running for 2.3 yards per run and 80 rushing yards per game for the year. Regarding yards through the air, the Aztecs have allowed 106 yds which has them sitting in 16th in the nation. They have conceded 106 yards per contest through the air and are giving up a completion percentage of 58.6%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 186 yards per outing which has them ranked 13th in the nation.
For his career, Baker has thrown for a total of 309 yds with 2 TD's and 0 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted a run 11 times totaling 19 rushing yards. His quarterback rating is 129.7 with a touchdown percentage of 4.1%. He is passing for 154.5 yds per outing. Carson Baker has connected on 31 of his attempted career 49 throws for a completion percentage of 63.3%.
In their last game, the Utah State Aggies took on the Boise State Broncos and ended up taking the loss by a score of 42-13. Jason Shelley went 14/27 with 92 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 1 pick for the game. Jaylen Warren led the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 22 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in this contest. He scurried for 89 yards by way of 23 carries which gave him an average of 3.9 yards per run. Deven Thompkins was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 37 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 7.4 yards per reception in this game.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Aggies currently sit at 92 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 97th in the nation. The Utah State Aggies maintain an average of 203 yards per contest which is good for 99th in college football. They are averaging 111 yards via the ground game. In terms of this team's ability to score points, the Aggies sit 96th in the country scoring 13 PPG. The Aggies are relinquishing 42 points per game, which puts them 105th in the nation. This season, they have allowed 42 points in total. Utah State has yielded a total of 171 yards via the ground game and 3 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have given up 3 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 279 yards/outing, which has them sitting 91st in D-1.
Shelley has passed for 6 TD's while tossing 7 picks in his career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 2.9% and his interception rate is 3.4%. He has run for 227 yards on 91 attempts. He averages 68.3 yds per contest through the air with a 113 quarterback rating. During the 19 games in his career, Jason Shelley has completed 118 of his 206 attempts for 1,297 yards.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aztecs -7
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