San Jose State Spartans vs New Mexico State Aggies Prediction, 10/22/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs New Mexico State Aggies
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, NM
Odds/Point Spread: Aggies (+22)
The New Mexico State Aggies (2-5) will try to beat the San Jose State Spartans (4-2) at Aggie Memorial Stadium on Saturday. New Mexico State opens this matchup as 22-point underdogs. The total is 44.
The San Jose State Spartans step onto the field holding a record of 4-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Spartans took on the Fresno State Bulldogs and went home with a loss by a final score of 17-10. Kairee Robinson was the leader on the ground for the Spartans with 12 carries for 50 yds (4.2 yds per attempt). Chevan Cordeiro connected on 22/45 with 294 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 106.7 and finished the contest with 1 pick. When it came to stopping the run, the Spartans conceded 104 yards on 36 attempts, which averages out to 2.9 yards per rush allowed. San Jose State conceded 22 pass completions on 32 attempts for a total of 230 yds, and a completion rate of 68.8%. On the day, they had 69 plays which gave them a total of 331 yards. The San Jose State Spartans rushed the ball a total of 23 times and accounted for 37 yds, earning them an average of 1.6 yards per carry.
When it comes to scoring points, the San Jose State Spartans are averaging 25.7 points per contest. As a unit they're holding an average of 102.2 yards in the run game which is 118th in the nation. The Spartans have racked up 2,234 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, San Jose State has earned 7 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns. San Jose State has recorded 121 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 37 infractions for 299 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 2 times.
The Spartans sit in 8th in D-1 concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 14.5 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.5 yards per rush and 127.3 yards on the ground per game so far this season. Overall, they have allowed 764 yards via the ground game in 6 outings. Regarding yards via the pass, the Spartans have allowed 1,010 yds which puts them in 7th in Division 1. They have conceded 168.3 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 59.3%. For the year, they are granting 295.7 yards per outing ranking them 15th in college football. They have relinquished 6 touchdowns via the pass as well as 3 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Aggies head into this matchup 2-5 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Aggies went home victorious with a score of 21-9 against the New Mexico Lobos. Gavin Frakes (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 119 yards on 10/17 passing while his QB rate was 156.4. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.0. Star Thomas ran the ball 13 times for 54 yards, finishing the contest with 4.2 yards per carry for New Mexico State. New Mexico State rushed for 3.4 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 106 yds on 31 carries. The Aggies finished with a total of 225 yds and they ran 48 plays (4.7 yards per play). The Aggies passing defense conceded a completion rate of 63.3%, relinquishing 160 yards on 19 out of 30 passing. New Mexico State gave up 42 run attempts for 109 yards (2.6 yards per carry).
The New Mexico State Aggies are averaging 259.7 yards/contest, ranking them 128th in Division 1. The New Mexico State offense has accrued 434 penalty yards on 48 violations, which has them ranked 31st in college football in terms of hurting your team. During the season thus far, the Aggies have thrown for 845 passing yards along with holding an average of 120.7 passing yards per game, ranking them 125th in Division 1. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Aggies rank 126th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 15.0 PPG.
New Mexico State has allowed the opposition a total of 1,265 yards on the ground (180.7 yards per outing) in addition to 16 touchdowns rushing so far this season. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air and 193.9 yards/outing, ranking them 25th in Division 1. The Aggies defense has been on the field for 485 plays, which ranks them 94th in the country. The Aggies are conceding 29.0 PPG, which puts them 84th in the nation. In total, they have given up 203 total points.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Aggies +22
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