San Diego State Aztecs vs Air Force Falcons Prediction, 10/23/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (-5.5)
The Air Force Falcons (6-1) are welcoming the San Diego State Aztecs (6-0) at Falcon Stadium on Saturday. San Diego State opens this game as 5.5-point dogs. The betting total comes in at 41.
The San Diego State Aztecs head into this matchup 6-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Aztecs faced the San Jose State Spartans and earned the victory with a final of 19-13. Greg Bell was the best rusher for the Aztecs with 19 attempts for 41 yards (2.2 yds per attempt). Jordon Brookshire went 13/27 with 132 yards passing. He had a QB rate of 89.2 and finished the contest with no picks. Against the rush, the Aztecs conceded 117 yds on 42 tries, which is an average of 2.8 yards per run allowed. San Diego State relinquished 16 completions on 35 tries for a total of 228 yards, and a completion percentage of 45.7%. When all was said and done, they tallied 66 plays which totaled 240 yds. The San Diego State Aztecs ran the football 36 different times and accounted for 70 yards, which earned them an average of 1.9 yards per carry.
The Aztecs have tallied 2,091 total yards this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, San Diego State has earned 6 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 7 times. San Diego State has accrued 110 1st downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 39 infractions for 363 yds. Offensively they average 212.8 yards rushing ranking them 20th in college football. Regarding scoring points, the San Diego State Aztecs have an average of 32.8 PPG.
Regarding passing yards, the Aztecs are giving up 1,330 yards which ranks them 49th in D-1. They are allowing 221.7 yards per game via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 53.8%. In total, they are giving up 282.8 yards per outing which puts them 19th in the nation. They have allowed 9 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown via the ground game. They are giving up 2.1 yards per running attempt and 61.2 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. In total, they have allowed 367 running yards through 6 outings. The Aztecs sit in 22nd in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 16.0 PPG.
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The Falcons head into this game 6-1 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Falcons went home victorious with a score of 24-17 when they faced the Boise State Broncos. Haaziq Daniels ended the contest with 59 yards on 1/5 through the air while his QB rating was 119.1. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 11.8. Brad Roberts ran the ball 28 times for 138 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.9 yards per carry for Air Force. The Falcons finished the game with 366 yds on 68 plays (5.4 yards per play). Air Force rushed for 4.9 yards per carry, finishing with 307 yds on 63 attempts. Air Force gave up 25 running attempts for 78 yards (3.1 yds per carry). The Falcons pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 63.9%, surrendering 259 yards on 23 for 36 passing.
The Air Force Falcons hold an average of 415.4 yards/outing, ranking them 55th in D-1. The Air Force offense has compiled 231 yards of penalties on 29 violations, which ranks 117th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team. During the season thus far, the Falcons have compiled 553 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 79.0 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 128th in D-1. Regarding their ability to score points, the Falcons currently rank 46th in the country averaging 31.4 points per game.
The Falcons are conceding 16.3 points per game, which has them 24th in the country. Air Force has given up a total of 640 yards on the ground (91.4 yards/game) as well as 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. This season, they have surrendered 114 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 9 touchdowns through the air in addition to 197.4 yards/outing, which has them ranked 39th in the country. The Falcons defense has been on the field for 397 plays, which is good for 37th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons -5.5
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