Valparaiso vs. San Diego College Football Picks, Odds, Predictions 4/17/21
2021-04-17 13:00:00 EDT
The San Diego Toreros and Valparaiso college face off on Saturday in Week 10 FCS showdown at Brown Field.
The San Diego Toreros come into this game with a 4-1 record overall and their only loss came two games ago against Davidson. In that game San Diego managed 25 points, but their defense struggled giving up 31 points and that led to the victory. In the last game against Stetson, San Diego got back on the right track scoring 34 points while the defense only gave up 10 points and that led to the victory. San Diego is led under center by Mason Randall and in the last game he completed 15 of his 29 attempts for 279 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions. Emilio Martinez also had a big game on the ground rushing for 122 yards on attempts. In this game, San Diego needs their defense to step up and be the difference maker again.
On the other side of this matchup is Valparaiso College who currently sits with a 3-2 record overall Valparaiso had won two games in a row before losing their last game against Morehead State. The offense scored 24 points in that last game, but the defense struggled giving up 28 points and that led to the defeat. Two games ago against Drake. The defense only gave up seven points and that was the difference as they won by three points. Valpo uses two quarterbacks and it will probably be no different in this game as both guys get playing time. The star of he last game was Robert Washington who had 26 rushing attempts for 180 yards and a touchdown. In this game it’s going to be about the defense slowing down San Diego’s offense.
San Diego is the better team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Valpo’s defense is going to struggle and that will be the difference as they lose in blowout fashion. Back San Diego to win this game and cover the spread.