San Jose State Spartans vs San Diego State Aztecs Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Aztecs (-2)
Snapdragon Stadium is the site where the San Diego State Aztecs (5-4) will attempt to defeat the San Jose State Spartans (6-2) on Saturday. San Jose State opens this game as 2-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 39.
The San Jose State Spartans step onto the field holding a record of 6-2 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Spartans went up against the Colorado State Rams and earned the victory with a final of 28-16. Chevan Cordeiro connected on 27/42 with 275 yds through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 130.2 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Kairee Robinson was the leader on the ground for the Spartans with 12 attempts for 64 yds (5.3 yards per attempt). The San Jose State Spartans ran the football 21 different times and totaled 81 yards, which came out to an average of 3.9 yards per tote. At the end of the game, they ran 63 plays which totaled 356 yds. San Jose State conceded 18 completions on 34 attempts for a total of 333 yds, and a completion percentage of 52.9%. Against the run, the Spartans gave up 135 yards on 36 attempts, which calculates to 3.8 yds per rush surrendered.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the San Jose State Spartans are averaging 27.1 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 89.3 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 126th in college football. The Spartans have earned 2,958 yards in total for this campaign. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, San Jose State has totaled 11 touchdowns via the pass and 16 touchdowns on the ground. San Jose State has accrued 170 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 52 infractions for 445 yards. They have surrendered the ball 5 times.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Spartans have conceded 1,572 yds which puts them in 15th in college football. They have allowed 196.5 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 59.5%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 316.9 yards per contest which ranks them 20th in the country. They have allowed 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 8 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.3 yards per rush and 120.4 rushing yards per contest so far this season. In total, they have given up 963 yards via the ground game in 8 games. The Spartans rank 10th in the country concerning team defense, giving up 16.4 PPG.
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The Aztecs come into this game with a record of 5-4 this season. The last time they took the field, the Aztecs got the victory with a final of 14-10 when they played the UNLV Runnin' Rebels. Jalen Mayden (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 216 yds on 19/31 through the air while his quarterback rating was 134.7. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 7.0. Jaylon Armstead carried the football 14 times for 72 yds, finishing the game with 5.1 yds per carry for San Diego State. San Diego State rushed the ball for 2.4 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 99 yards on 41 carries. The Aztecs finished the contest with a total of 315 yds while they ran 72 plays (4.4 yards per play). The Aztecs secondary allowed a completion percentage of 63.0%, surrendering 207 yds on 17 for 27 through the air. San Diego State conceded 34 attempts on the ground for 118 yds (3.5 yards per rush).
When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Aztecs sit 116th in college football with an average of 19.6 PPG. For the year so far, the Aztecs have racked up 1,313 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 145.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 123rd in the country. The San Diego State Aztecs are averaging 309.9 yards/game, which ranks them 120th in D-1. The San Diego State offense has totaled 528 yds of penalties on 69 violations, which has them ranked 17th in Division 1 in terms of giving up free yards.
San Diego State has conceded a total of 1,150 yards rushing (127.8 yards/game) and 10 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have surrendered 16 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 239.8 yards/contest, which has them sitting 86th in college football. The Aztecs defense has been on the field for 607 plays, which has them ranked 53rd in Division 1. The Aztecs are relinquishing 21.3 PPG, which puts them 30th in the country. This season, they have allowed 192 pts.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Aztecs -2
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