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San Diego State vs San Jose State 11/12/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

San Jose State Spartans (6-2) vs. San Diego State Aztecs (5-4)
November 12, 2022 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs +2.5 / San Jose State Spartans -2.5; Over/Under: +39.5
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The San Diego State Aztecs and San Jose State Spartans clash Saturday in week 11 MWC college football action at Snapdragon Stadium. The San Jose State Spartans look to build on their 6-2 record. The San Diego State Aztecs look for a win after winning 4 of their last 6 games.

The San Jose State Spartans have lost 2 of their last 3 road games. Chevan Cordeiro is completing 60.4 percent of his passes for 2,224 yards, 11 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Elijah Cooks and Justin Lockhart have combined for 1,129 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns, while Jermaine Braddock has 21 receptions. The San Jose State Spartans ground game is averaging 90.1 yards per contest, and Kairee Robinson leads the way with 447 yards and 9 touchdowns. Defensively, San Jose State is allowing 16.4 points and 316.9 yards per game. Kyle Harmon leads the San Jose State Spartans with 64 tackles, Viliami Fehoko has 8 sacks and Nehemiah Shelton has 2 interceptions.

The San Diego State Aztecs have won 4 straight home games. Jalen Mayden is completing 63.8 percent of his passes for 985 yards, 5 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Tyrell Shavers and Jesse Matthews have combined for 676 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns, while Mekhi Shaw has 17 receptions. The San Diego State Aztecs ground game is averaging 163.9 yards per contest, and Jordan Byrd leads the way with 363 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, San Diego State is allowing 21.3 points and 367.6 yards per game. Michael Shawcroft leads the San Diego State Aztecs with 63 tackles, Jonah Tavai has 6 sacks and Dezjhon Malone has 2 interceptions.

The Spartans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The Aztecs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 conference games. The under is 6-2-1 in Spartans last 9 games overall. The under is 36-17-1 in Aztecs last 54 games overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The San Jose State Spartans are the better team, but they’ve had issues on the road this season and their offense is well below average with a ground game that has zero success. The San Diego State Aztecs have issues offensively of their own, but they’re still a respectable team defensively that grinds games down and find ways to win, especially at home. It feels like San Diego State is getting slept on a bit in this spot. It’s not always pretty, but the Aztecs find ways to win games. Give me the home dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: San Diego State Aztecs +2.5

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