Fresno State Bulldogs vs San Diego State Aztecs Prediction, 11/25/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Location: Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Aztecs (+6)
The San Diego State Aztecs (4-7) will go up against the Fresno State Bulldogs (8-3) at Snapdragon Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2023. San Diego State opens this contest as 6-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 46.5.
The Fresno State Bulldogs step onto the field holding a record of 8-3 for this season. In their last matchup, the Bulldogs played the New Mexico Lobos and took a loss by a score of 25-17. Malik Sherrod was the best rusher for the Bulldogs with 13 carries for 51 yds (3.9 yds per attempt). Logan Fife went 9/16 with 125 yds passing. He had a quarterback rating of 121.9 and ended the contest with no interceptions. On the ground, the Bulldogs gave up 345 yards on 51 tries, which averages out to 6.8 yds per rush allowed. Fresno State gave up 10 completions on 21 attempts for 183 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.6%. For the game, they had 51 plays for 230 yards. The Fresno State Bulldogs ended up rushing 22 different times and recorded 47 yds, which earned them an average of 2.1 yds per carry.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Fresno State Bulldogs are averaging 31.0 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 101.3 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 122nd in D-1. The Bulldogs have earned 4,201 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Fresno State has compiled 26 touchdowns via the pass and 13 rushing touchdowns. Fresno State has accumulated 235 first downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 50 infractions for 444 yards. They have surrendered the football 11 times.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have given up 2,415 yds which has them ranked 56th in Division 1. They have relinquished 219.5 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 55.5%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 382.4 yards per outing ranking them 76th in college football. They have allowed 18 touchdowns through the air as well as 13 touchdowns running the ball. They are giving up 4.3 yards per run and 162.9 yards on the ground per contest for the year. Overall, they have conceded 1,792 yards via the running game in 11 games. The Bulldogs sit in 52nd in Division 1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 23.8 PPG.
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The Aztecs step onto the field holding a record of 4-7 this year. The last time they took the field, the Aztecs took a defeat with a final score of 24-13 against the San Jose State Spartans. Jaylon Armstead ran the ball 21 times for 134 yards, walking away from the game with 6.4 yds per attempt for San Diego State. Jalen Mayden finished the contest with 117 yds on 15/24 through the air while his QB rate was 86.8. He had 2 picks and his Y/A was 4.9. San Diego State allowed 29 rush attempts for 181 yards (6.2 yds per rush). The Aztecs pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 75.0%, surrendering 174 yards on 15 out of 20 passing. The Aztecs finished with a total of 300 yds and they ran 65 plays (4.6 yards per play). San Diego State ran for 4.5 yards per tote, totaling 183 yards on 41 attempts.
The San Diego State Aztecs have an average of 317.9 yards/contest, which has them ranked 114th in the nation. The San Diego State offense has compiled 518 yards of penalties on 57 infractions, which ranks 98th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition. They average 147.7 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,625 yards for the year. They have given away 10 picks while letting opponents recover 7 fumbles and they have been able to record 185 first downs. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Aztecs rank 117th in D-1 with 19.5 points per outing. For the season so far, the Aztecs have thrown for 1,872 passing yards along with holding an average of 170.2 throwing yards per outing, which has them sitting 117th in the nation.
San Diego State has allowed a total of 1,838 yards via the ground game (167.1 yards per contest) and 19 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have allowed 17 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 245.8 yards per outing, ranking them 108th in Division 1. They have compiled 6 fumbles recovered and 11 picks over the course of the season. The Aztecs defense has been on the field for 738 plays, ranking them 73rd in the nation. The Aztecs are surrendering 27.4 PPG, which has them ranked 84th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 301 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Aztecs +6
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