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South Alabama Jaguars Face the San Diego State Aztecs: Week 3 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the South Alabama Jaguars on Saturday when they take on the San Diego State Aztecs at Qualcomm Stadium in Week 3 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $South Alabama Jaguars listed as 15.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Aztecs to win this game on Saturday 21-17. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

South Alabama Jaguars vs San Diego State Aztecs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Alabama Jaguars will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the San Diego State Aztecs are 0-2 ATS. South Alabama is 2-0 against the over under total, while San Diego State is 0-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego State vs South Alabama injuries news.

The San Diego State Aztecs sit at No. 53 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the South Alabama Jaguars are at No. 88 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Diego State Aztecs No. 99-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that ranks No. 111 at 35.5 PPG. The San Diego State Aztecs passing attack has averaged 156 yards per game, less than the South Alabama Jaguars give up through the air (217.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the South Alabama Jaguars own the league's No. 76-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 258 yards per game when on the road. San Diego State, on the other hand, rates No. 86 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, South Alabama got a 198-yard performance from Terrell Newby, but Nebraska prevailed 48-9.

Jared Goff's 321-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as California earned a 35-7 win over San Diego State on Saturday at California Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
  • South Alabama is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Alabama's last 5 games
  • South Alabama is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Diego State is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego State's last 5 games
  • San Diego State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • San Diego State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to North Carolina State, Saturday, September 26th
San Diego State at Penn State, Saturday, September 26th