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Spartans face Cougars in Week 6 odds

San Jose State SpartansBYU Cougars
Oct 8, 10:15 PM | Grass of LaVell Edwards Stadium

San Jose State Spartans vs BYU Cougars Odds


The BYU Cougars host San Jose State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-3 ATS mark against the 2-3 Spartans in NCAAF action at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

They bring a 3-2 record (2-3 ATS) to the Week 6 battle against the 2-3 Spartans, who are 3-2 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen BYU go 1-3-1 so far and the Spartans go 3-2.

View San Jose State vs BYU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Spartans listed as 12-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the over under line will be set shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 93 (Cougars) and the No. 104 (Spartans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 17-14 result in favor of the Cougars is predicted by handicapping models.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits BYU's No. 106-ranked offense, averaging 18.2 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 93 this week at 31.2 PPG. The Cougars aerial game is averaging 228.8 yards per game, more than the Spartans secondary allows through the air, 222.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Spartans own the league's No. 58-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 161.3 yards per game when on the road. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 103 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

San Jose State was a 38-31 winner in its last match on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 3.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 69 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

BYU was a 27-24 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah State. They failed to cover the 7.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (51) made winners of UNDER bettors.

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on grass are 0-10
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Spartans at Cougars trends to consider:
San Jose State is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
San Jose State is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
San Jose State is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
BYU is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
BYU is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of BYU's last 18 games

Next up:
San Jose State home to Hawaii, Friday, October 14
BYU at Oregon State, Saturday, October 15