San Jose State at Utah State - 11/19/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
Utah State Aggies (5-5) vs San Jose State Spartans (6-3)
Game Info: Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 9:45 pm (Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium)
Betting Odds: Utah State Aggies -0.5 -- Over/Under: 50.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Jose Spartans and Utah State Aggies face off on Saturday in a Mountain West college football showdown at Maverik Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2021 it was Utah State that secured the 48-17 victory.
San Jose State comes into this game with a 6-3 record overall and they have gone 4-5 against the spread. In the last game against San Diego State, the defense really struggled giving up 43 points and that led to the 16-point defeat. Chevan Cordeiro completed 19 of his 33 passes for 195 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. San Jose State is averaging 27.1 points while their defense is giving up 19.3 points per game. The defense is ranked 19th, and is going to need to be better here.
On the other side of this matchup is Utah State who sits with a 5-5 record and they have gone 3-7 against the spread. In the last game against Hawaii, the offense scored 41 points and that led to an easy victory. Quarterback Cooper Legas completed 16 of his 25 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Calvin Tyler Jr. finished with 25 carries for 113 yards and a touchdown. Utah State is averaging 22.1 points while their defense is giving up 29.4 points per game.
San Jose State is 0-4 against the spread in their last four games. Utah State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games in November. San Jose State is 0-6 against the spread in their last six meetings against Utah State. The over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between San Jose State and Utah State.
San Jose State has struggled to cover spreads coming into this game, and their defense looked really bad in the last game, giving up 43 points. Utah State is averaging only 22.1 points per game, and they will go above that number here. This is going to be an easy victory for Utah State. Back Utah State against the spread. This is one of my favorite plays on the entire board for Sunday.