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San Diego State Aztecs Open as Week 4 Betting Underdogs vs Nittany Lions

The visiting San Diego State Aztecs hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Beaver Stadium against the Nittany Lions.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Penn State Nittany Lions were listed as -12-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 30-16 result in favor of the Nittany Lions on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

San Diego State Aztecs vs Penn State Nittany Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions currently sport a record of 2-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-2 ATS. The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-2 and 0-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Penn State Nittany Lions post a 0-3 over under record this season, while the San Diego State Aztecs have gone 1-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Penn State vs San Diego State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 58 and the San Diego State Aztecs at No. 57 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Penn State's No. 114-ranked offense, averaging 21.67 PPG, against a San Diego State defense that ranks No. 67 this week at 24 PPG. The Penn State aerial game is averaging 124 yards per game, less than the San Diego State Aztecs secondary allows through the air, 233.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the San Diego State Aztecs own the league's No. 47-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 164 yards per game when on the road. Penn State, on the other hand, rates No. 26 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, San Diego State got a 102-yard performance from Donnel Pumphrey, but South Alabama prevailed 34-27.

Rutgers didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Nittany Lions as Penn State blasted them 28-3 in Week 3 action.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of San Diego State's last 16 games
  • San Diego State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Diego State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Penn State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State's last 6 games
  • Penn State is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego State home to Fresno State, Saturday, October 3rd
Penn State home to Army, Saturday, October 3rd