Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs. San Diego State Aztecs - 11/23/19 CFB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11:00 PM (Aloha Stadium)
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors -1.5 . Total 52.0
The San Diego State Aztecs will fly across the ocean to take on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. The Aztecs are (8-2) on the year, coming off a win against Fresno State 17-7. The Rainbow Warriors are (7-4) thus far, having beat UNLV 21-7 last time out.
In the win over Fresno State, the Aztecs were carried by quarterback Ryan Agnew. Agnew was 33 of 47 for 323 yds, while throwing 1 touchdown and 1 pick. The San Diego State defense came up big in the win, holding Fresno State to just 206 yds of total offense. The Aztecs forced Fresno State to commit 3 turnovers. San Diego State was 9 of 17 on 3rd down conversions.
During the Rainbow Warriors win over UNLV, Hawaii was led by quarterback Cole McDonald. McDonald was 20 of 26 passing for 211 yds, while adding 2 rushing touchdowns. Hawaii running back Miles Reed added 90 yds rushing. The Rainbow Warriors out gained UNLV 442 to 235 in the game. Hawaii's defense came up big at times, following turnover by the Rainbow Warriors offense. Hawaii had 3 turnovers in the game, but also forced 2 turnovers.
Recent Betting Trends:
Aztecs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5road games.
The under is 4-0 in Aztecs last 4 conference games.
Rainbow Warriors are 15-35-1 ATS in their last 51 conference games.
The over is 5-1 in Rainbow Warriors last 6 conference games.
The Aztecs are a small dog on the road for this matchup. However, the Aztecs are a perfect 5-0 on the road this year. San Diego State is also 4-1 ATS on the road this year. Hawaii does have a home loss this year to Air Force. The Aztecs have not done a whole lot offensively this year. San Diego State's success starts with their defense. The Aztecs are giving up an average of just over 13 points per game. The Aztecs have the 2nd best rush defense at the FBS level and rank 32nd in fewest passing yds allowed. Hawaii does rank 4th at the FBS in passing yds per game. The difference here will be the San Diego State offense taking advantage of a Hawaii defense that is allowing almost 34 points per game. I'll side with the Aztecs here, as they have proven they can win on the road consistently. Final score prediction, San Diego State will outright win, 27-21.