Utah State at San Diego State - 10/23/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah State Aggies (4-2) at San Diego State Aztecs (4-3)
College Football: Friday, October 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Qualcomm Stadium)
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs +5 -- Over/Under: 47 See the Latest Odds
The Utah State Aggies and San Diego State Aztecs square off Friday night at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Utah State Aggies look for their second road win to create a four-game winning streak. Kent Myers is completing 67.1 percent of his passes for 554 yards, five touchdowns and zero interceptions. Myers is coming off a three-touchdown game against Boise State. Hunter Sharp and Devonte Robinson have combined for 544 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Andrew Rodriguez has 12 receptions. The Utah State Aggies ground game is averaging 169.3 yards per contest, and Devante Mays leads the way with 322 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Utah State is allowing 20.3 points and 303.3 yards per game. Nick Vigil leads the Aggies with 66 tackles, Jalen Davis has two interceptions and Ricky Ali'ifua has three sacks.
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The San Diego State Aztecs look to win their fourth straight and remain unbeaten in MWC play. Maxwell Smith is completing 48.9 percent of his passes for 967 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Smith has 15 or less pass attempts in three straight games. Donnel Pumphrey and Eric Judge have combined for 486 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Mikah Holder has 14 receptions. The San Diego State Aztecs ground game is averaging 187.8 yards per contest, and Pumphrey leads the way with 729 yards and eight touchdowns. Defensively, SDSU is allowing 19.6 points and 296 yards per game. Calvin Munson leads the Aztecs with 50 tackles, Damontae Kazee has five interceptions and Jon Sanchez has three sacks.
The Aggies are 13-2-1 ATS in their last 16 Friday games and 23-9-1 ATS in their last 33 conference games. The Aztecs are 2-5 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 conference games.
Utah State is starting to find its groove and is coming off an impressive showing against Boise State. San Diego State is a solid defensive team but doesn't have enough horses offensively to keep up with a solid group of Aggies who have put up 50-plus points in back-to-back weeks. Utah State should win and cover this game.