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NCAAF Matchup - Spartans Rams Odds Preview

Colorado State RamsSan Jose State Spartans
Sep 15, 8:00 PM | Turf of Spartan Stadium

Colorado State Rams vs San Jose State Spartans Odds

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The Spartans will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Rams at Spartan Stadium in Week 3 action.

They battle the Rams, currently with a 1-1 mark (1-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Spartans and 1-1 for the Rams.

View Colorado State vs San Jose State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: San Jose State opened as 12.5-point favorites. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Spartans, currently No. 20 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Rams, who rate No. 114 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 35-15 victory for the Spartans.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose State's No. 59-ranked offense (31 PPG) against a Rams defense that ranks No. 46 at 19.5 PPG. The Spartans passing attack has averaged 251.5 yards per game, more than the Rams give up through the air (182.5 YPG on average).

Last time out for Colorado State, they were a 22-7 loser as they battled North Dakota State at home. No odds were posted on that game, as it involved the non-board school. The Rams suffered a Week 2 loss against North Dakota State in their last game, falling 22-7 at Hughes Stadium.

Last time out for San Jose State, they were a 45-13 winner as they battled UC Davis at home. No odds were posted on that game, as it involved the non-board school. De'Leon Eskridge went over the 100-yard mark (130) in his team's latest effort as San Jose State defeated UC Davis by a score of 45-13 on Saturday.

Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

A few Rams at Spartans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado State's last 8 games on the road
Colorado State is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
Colorado State is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
Colorado State is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
San Jose State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Jose State is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games at home
San Jose State is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games

Next up:
Colorado State home to Utah State, Saturday, September 22
San Jose State at San Diego State, Saturday, September 22