Boise State Broncos vs San Diego State Aztecs Prediction, 9/22/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boise State Broncos vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Friday, September 22, 2023
Location: Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Aztecs (+9)
Snapdragon Stadium is the location where the San Diego State Aztecs (2-2) will try to beat the Boise State Broncos (1-2) on Friday, September 22, 2023. San Diego State opens this contest as 9-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is 45.5.
The Boise State Broncos head into this game 1-2 for this season. In their last matchup, the Broncos took the field against the North Dakota UND and walked away with a win by a score of 42-18. Jambres Dubar was the rushing leader for the Broncos with 10 totes for 62 yards (6.2 yds per attempt). Taylen Green connected on 18/29 with 188 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 121 and finished the contest with 1 pick. On the ground, the Broncos conceded 41 yards on 34 tries, which is 1.2 yds per run allowed. Boise State conceded 17 completions on 31 attempts for 142 yds, and a completion rate of 54.8%. In all, they had 68 plays for 394 yds. The Boise State Broncos ended up rushing 35 different times and accounted for 132 yards, which is an average of 3.8 yards per attempt.
The Broncos have earned 1,180 yards in total this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Boise State has earned 5 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 6 times. Boise State has compiled 65 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 11 infractions for 105 yds. As a team they average 147.7 yards rushing ranking them 79th in the country. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Boise State Broncos are averaging 25.7 points per contest.
The Broncos rank 110th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 30.7 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.0 yards per rush and 125.7 yards on the ground per game on the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 377 yards via the running game in 3 games. In terms of passing yards, the Broncos are allowing 904 yds which puts them in 119th in D-1. They are allowing 301.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.9%. For the year, they are conceding 427.0 yards per game which has them sitting 113th in D-1. They have granted 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 5 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Aztecs step onto the field holding a record of 2-2 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Aztecs took a loss by a score of 26-9 against the Oregon State Beavers. Jaylon Armstead carried the rock 11 times for 48 yards, walking away from the game with 4.4 yds per attempt for San Diego State. Jalen Mayden finished the game with 256 yards on 20/32 through the air while his QB rate was 123.5. He had 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.0. San Diego State surrendered 32 run attempts for 191 yds (6.0 yards per carry). The Aztecs passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 46.7%, relinquishing 284 yards on 14 for 30 through the air. The Aztecs finished the contest with 326 yds on 66 plays (4.9 yds per play). San Diego State rushed the ball for 2.1 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 70 yards on 34 attempts.
The San Diego State Aztecs hold an average of 323.0 yards per outing, which is good for 111th in D-1. The San Diego State offense has totaled 227 yds of penalties on 25 violations, which ranks 11th in college football in terms of helping out the opposition. They are averaging 147.8 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 591 yards in total. They have given away 5 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 3 fumbles and they have recorded 69 1st downs. When looking at their scoring prowess, the Aztecs are ranked 116th in D-1 holding an average of 18.8 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Aztecs have compiled 701 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 175.3 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 113th in college football.
San Diego State has allowed a total of 578 rushing yards (144.5 yards per contest) as well as 5 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have allowed the opposition 7 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 295.3 yards per game, which has them sitting 123rd in the country. They have 2 fumbles recovered and 8 interceptions on the campaign. The Aztecs defense has been on the field for 292 plays, which is 132nd in the country. The Aztecs are allowing 25.5 PPG, which has them ranked 86th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have given up 102 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Aztecs +9 and under 45.5 total points
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