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Bobcats visit Spartans in Week 9 battle

Texas State BobcatsSan Jose State Spartans
Oct 27, 4:00 PM | Turf of Spartan Stadium

Texas State Bobcats vs San Jose State Spartans Odds


The Spartans hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Bobcats pay a visit to Spartan Stadium in Week 9 betting action.

The Bobcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Spartans are 6-1 ATS. Texas State is 1-4 against the total, while San Jose State is 4-2 versus the number.

View Texas State vs San Jose State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Bobcats listed as 21-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Spartans rated this week at No. 28 and the Bobcats sitting at No. 103. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 38-23 result in favor of the Spartans this week.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose State's No. 41-ranked offense, averaging 33 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 87 this week at 30.7 PPG. The Spartans aerial game is averaging 321.9 yards per game, more than the Bobcats secondary allows through the air, 251.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 100-rated road run defense, allowing 238 yards per game. San Jose State, meanwhile, ranks No. 105 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Texas State, they were a 38-7 winner as they battled Idaho at home. Texas State covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 45 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Idaho didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bobcats as Texas State blasted them 38-7 in Week 7 action.

Last time out for San Jose State, they were a 52-24 winner as they battled UTSA on the road. San Jose State covered in the match as a 12.5-point favorite, while 76 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Noel Grigsby was good for 110 receiving yards in the Spartans's most recent action, helping his team to a 52-24 victory over the Roadrunners.

Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing in October are 3-2
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 1-1
When playing within the conference are 4-1

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Bobcats at Spartans trends to consider:
Texas State is 3-17 SU in its last 20 games
Texas State is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
San Jose State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose State's last 5 games
San Jose State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
San Jose State is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
Texas State at Utah State, Saturday, November 3
San Jose State at Idaho, Saturday, November 3