The BYU Cougars (-3) are making a trip west to visit the San Diego State Aztecs at SDCCU Stadium. The game kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET and CBS Sports Network is scheduled to have the TV rights.
BYU at San Diego State Betting Odds 11/30/2019
BYU is giving up 3 points in this matchup. The Cougars are currently getting -155 moneyline odds while the Aztecs are +135. This matchup will likely have some in-game betting possibilities. The over/under is set at 41 points.
The line opened at 2.5. The game’s total has yet to move since being set initially at 41.
The Cougars are 7-4 straight up (SU) while the Aztecs are 8-3 SU. The Cougars are 4-7 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 2.6 units so far. The team has recorded an O/U mark of 6-5.
The Aztecs have been a disappointment to moneyline bettors this season, losing 7.2 units. They’re 6-5 ATS and have an O/U record of 1-10.
The Cougars are coming off a resounding 56-24 win over Massachusetts last weekTheir defense allowed the Minutemen to run for 146 yards on 37 rush attempts, along with one rushing TD. Bilal Ally had a productive day for the Minutemen in that one with 127 rushing yards and a score on 26 attempts. On the offensive side, the Cougars completed 21-of-28 passes for 308 yards and four touchdowns. Zach Wilson went 17-for-20 for 293 yards and four touchdowns while Joe Critchlow completed four-of-seven for 15 yards. Jackson McChensey (228 yards on 15 rushes, two TDs) led the ground attack while Talon Shumway (four receptions, 92 yards, one TD) and Katoa (three catches, 38 yards, one TD) handled the receiving duties in the win.
One game ago, Hawaii got the victory against this San Diego State crew by a score of 14-11. The Aztecs defense let the Rainbow Warriors eat up the clock by running for 132 yards on 31 rush attempts, along with one rushing TD. Jason-Matthew Sharsh had a good outing for Hawaii, recording 95 yards and a score on 10 catches. For San Diego State, Ryan Agnew completed 25-of-39 passes for 229 yards. Juwan Washington (24 yards on nine rush attempts) mounted the running game while Kobe Smith (six receptions, 74 yards) and Parker Houston (five catches, 47 yards) led the receiving attack in the loss.
BYU has run the ball on 51.6 percent of its offensive possessions this year while San Diego State has a rush percentage of 57.2 percent. The Cougars have run for 160 yards/game and have 21 scores on the ground this year. The Aztecs are logging 137 rushing yards per contest and have 10 total rush TDs.
If 2019 numbers can translate to this game, then it seems like the Aztecs could own the edge in the trenches, since their offensive line has yielded just 18 sacks while the D-line has logged 26 sacks. The Cougars O-line has allowed 26 sacks and their defense has sacked opposing signal-callerss on just 10 occasions.
The Cougars have logged 281 yards/game through the air overall and have 20 passing TDs so far. The Aztecs have put up 198 pass yards per outing and have 11 total pass scores.
BYU has let opponents rush for an average of 189 yards and pass for 207 yards per game. San Diego State has allowed 71.8 rushing yards per game and 205.2 to opposing teams in the air. The Aztecs are giving up an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 4.42 to opponents, while the Cougars have allowed a 5.54 ANY/A.
Wilson has amassed 1,605 passing yards this year, and has completed 125-of-195 attempts with nine passing touchdowns and four interceptions. Wilson’s got a 7.33 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number sits at 9.65 over the past two outings.
Jackson McChensey (228 rushing yards, two rush TDs on the year), Talon Shumway (407 receiving yards, two receiving TDs) and Micah Simon (two rush yards, 438 receiving yards, two TDs) have all played significant roles lately.
In the other huddle, Ryan Agnew has tallied 1,852 yards, 10 TDs and four INTs. Agnew’s ANY/A sits at 5.57 for the season and 5.98 over his past two games.
Jesse Matthews (325 receiving yards this season), Chase Jasmin (240 rush yards, two rush TDs, 59 receiving yards) and Kobe Smith (628 receiving yards, four receiving TDs) have combined for 384 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns over the last two games.
BYU Cougars vs. San Diego State Aztecs Free NCAA Betting Tip
SU Winner – BYU, ATS Winner – BYU, O/U – Over
Team Betting Trends
San Diego State has lost two fumbles this season while BYU has let eight get away.
The San Diego State D has produced 26 sacks on the year while BYU has just 10.
BYU has produced 5.7 yards per carry over its last three contests and 6.2 over its last two.
San Diego State has averaged 3.0 yards per carry over its last three outings and 3.0 over its last two.