San Diego State vs San Jose State Prediction - College Football Picks 11/18/23

San Jose State Spartans (5-5) vs San Diego State Aztecs (3-7)

Game Info: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 10:30 pm (CEFCU Stadium)

Betting Odds: San Jose State Spartans -14.5 -- Over/Under: 48.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The San Diego State Aztecs and San Jose State Spartans face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Spartan Stadium. 

Very Disappointing Year for San Diego State

San Diego State comes into this game with a 3-7 record and they are coming off another loss in the last game. San Diego State scored only 19 points and even though the defense gave up only 22 points, it still wans’t enough as they were defeated. Jalen Mayden completed 19 of his 25 passes for 128 yards. San Diego State is averaging 20 points while their defense is giving up 27.9 points per game. The defense is ranked 84th, but in this game it’s going to come down to the defense. If the defense struggles, it’s going to be a long game. 

San Diego State Betting Trends

  • San Diego State has lost seven of its last eight games.
  • San Diego State has covered the spread in six of its last seven road games.
  • San Diego State has won the first half in 11 of its last 13 road games against conference opponents.
  • Each of San Diego State's last four November games as a road underdog have gone UNDER the total points line.

San Jose State Looks for Fifth Straight Win

San Jose State sits with a 5-5 record, but four of the wins have come in a row. In the last game against Frenso State, San Jose State scored 42 points and that was enough to secure the easy victory. At the end of the first quarter they were up 21-3 and they never looked back on the way to the victory. Kairee Robinson had a strong game putting up 200 yards and two touchdowns. San Jose State is averaging 33.9 points while their defense is giving up 26.5 points per game. The offense is ranked 26th and they are going to need to run up the score here. 

San Jose State Betting Trends

  • The favorite has won each of San Jose State's last 10 games.
  • San Jose State has failed to cover the spread in eight of its last nine November games as a favorite against non-AP-ranked teams.
  • San Jose State has won the first quarter in each of its last four games against conference opponents at CEFCU Stadium.
  • San Jose State has won the first half in three of its last four games against conference opponents at CEFCU Stadium.
  • Four of San Jose State's last five games at CEFCU Stadium have gone OVER the total points line.

Shane’s  Free Pick

San Jose State has been dominant heading into this game and they are going to continue the success here. San Jose State scored 42 points in the last game and they are going to have no issue scoring here. San Diego State is averaging 20 points per game and their offense isn’t going to be keeping up. San Jose State is going to win this game in blowout fashion. Back San Jose State against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick San Jose State -14.5

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