Spartans take on Cardinal in Week 2 contest

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Sep 7, 11:00 PM | Grass of Stanford Stadium

San Jose State Spartans vs Stanford Cardinal Odds

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San Jose State nearly upset Stanford last year, before the Cardinal went on to win the Pac-12 championship.

The Spartans get another shot at their local bullies when they pay another visit to the Farm Saturday night (11 pm ET, Pac-12 Network).

In the early betting SJ State, which earned a cover as a 24-point dog against the Cardinal last year, were getting 25 points for Saturday's scrum with Stanford.

View San Jose State vs Stanford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 20-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

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How They Match Up:

Last time out for San Jose State, they were a 24-0 winner as they battled Sacramento State at home. San Jose State covered in the match as a 20-point favorite, while 24 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Jason Simpson ran through the Sacramento State defense for 135 yards in San Jose State's last game, handing the Hornets a 24-0 setback on Thursday at Spartan Stadium.

Stanford was a 20-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wisconsin. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (34) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Cardinal were Rose Bowl winners, coming out on top of the Badgers by a score of 20-14.

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Spartans at Cardinal trends to consider:
San Jose State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Jose State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Stanford
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose State
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Jose State

Next up:
San Jose State at Minnesota, Saturday, September 21
Stanford at Army, Saturday, September 14

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