Aztecs host Cougars in Week 3 action
Washington State Cougars vs San Diego State Aztecs Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Aztecs host the Cougars at Qualcomm Stadium in Week 3 action.
This season the Aztecs are 2-0 overall and 1-1 ATS against the number, while the Cougars are 2-0 and 2-0 ATS. As for the totals, San Diego State is 1-1 on the OU, and Washington State is 2-0.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark, while the total was hovering around 999 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Aztecs - Cougars odds would favor the Cougars if the lines were set according to power ranks. San Diego State is rated No. 99 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Cougars sit at No. 17. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-48 win for the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Diego State's #41-ranked offense, averaging 36 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks #24 this week at 14 PPG. The Aztecs aerial game is averaging 174.5 yards per game, less than the Cougars secondary allows through the air, 245 YPG per game.
In their last action, Washington State was a 59-7 winner at home against UNLV. They covered the 13–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (66) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
San Diego State was a 23-20 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Army. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (43) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Cougars at Aztecs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games on the road
Washington State is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games
Washington State is 1-17 SU in its last 18 games on the road
San Diego State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
San Diego State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington State at Colorado, Saturday, October 1
San Diego State at Michigan, Saturday, September 24