Utah State vs. San Jose State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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The Utah State Aggies (5-5) face an MWC matchup against the San Jose State Spartans (6-3).

Utah State vs. San Jose State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Utah State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Utah State has -121 odds to pick up the win, while San Jose State is listed at -101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 50.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Utah State vs. San Jose State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:45 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: Logan, Utah
  • Stadium: Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium

Betting Preview

Utah State

Utah State is putting up 344.9 yards per game on offense, which ranks 101st in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the Aggies rank 90th, giving up 399.0 yards per game. Utah State is averaging 22.1 points per game on offense, which ranks them 106th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 96th, surrendering 29.4 points per game. Utah State has struggled in the passing game, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS (185.2 passing yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks 25th-best on defense, allowing just 190.4 passing yards per game. Utah State sports the 60th-ranked rushing offense this year (159.7 rushing yards per game), and has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th-worst with 208.6 rushing yards allowed per game. While Utah State’s third-down defense ranks 76th with a 39.9% third-down conversion rate allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking ninth-worst with a 29.6% third-down conversion rate. With 16 forced turnovers (49th in the FBS) against 19 turnovers committed (104th in the FBS), Utah State’s -3-3 turnover margin ranks 100th in college football.

San Jose State

From an offensive perspective, San Jose State is compiling 353.0 total yards per contest (96th-ranked). It ranks 26th in the FBS on defense (328.9 total yards allowed per game). San Jose State has been thriving on defense, allowing only 19.3 points per contest (17th-best). Offensively, it ranks 76th by posting 27.1 points per game. San Jose State is posting 270.0 passing yards per contest on offense this season (28th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 203.8 passing yards per game (37th-ranked) on defense. San Jose State’s running game has not been getting things done, ranking fourth-worst in the FBS with 83.0 rushing yards per game. It has been better on defense, allowing 125.1 rushing yards per contest (33rd-ranked). San Jose State ranks 101st in the FBS with a 35.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 59th with a 37.7% third-down percentage allowed on defense. San Jose State has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking eighth-best at +9.

Utah State vs. San Jose State Betting Analysis

Utah State Betting Insights

Utah State has covered the spread in a game three times this season (3-7-0). In games it has played as 1.5-point favorites or more, Utah State has an ATS record of 1-4. This season, Utah State games have hit the over three times. The Aggies have a 4-1 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 80% of those games). In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -121 or shorter, the Aggies have a 3-0 record (winning 80% of their games).

Spartans Betting Insights

San Jose State has covered the spread four times in nine games with a set total. San Jose State has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs. This year, three San Jose State games have gone over the point total. The Spartans lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Spartans have played as an underdog of -101 or more once this season and lost that game.

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Utah State vs. San Jose State Against The Spread & Betting Records

Utah State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.3 55.1 53.5
Implied Total AVG 35.3 33.8 36.8
ATS Record 3-7-0 2-3-0 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 3-7-0 1-4-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-1 2-1 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 1-1 0-2

Spartans

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 46.5 48.0 44.6
Implied Total AVG 30.1 32.4 27.3
ATS Record 4-5-0 2-3-0 2-2-0
Over/Under Record 3-6-0 1-4-0 2-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-2 5-0 1-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Players to Watch

Utah State

  • With 2.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 56 tackles in 10 games, AJ Vongphachanh has been an important contributor to the Aggies’ defense in 2022.
  • Hunter Reynolds has helped carry the Aggies’ defense with 1.0 TFL, 48 tackles, and three interceptions in 10 games.
  • The Aggies’ defensive unit has been aided by the contributions of Daniel Grzesiak, who has played 10 games and collected 23 tackles, 5.0 TFL, five sacks, and one pass defended.
  • Ike Larsen has been a significant piece of the Aggies’ defense in 2022, with four interceptions to go with 24 tackles, 3.0 TFL, two sacks, and five passes defended in 10 games.

Spartans

  • Viliami Fehoko has been providing a big boost on defense, totaling 29 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and eight sacks for the Spartans.
  • The Spartans’ Cade Hall has amassed 6.5 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL, 13 tackles, and one interception in nine games.
  • Alii Matau has totaled 4.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 21 tackles, and one interception in nine games for the Spartans.
  • The Spartans’ Tre Jenkins has compiled 21 tackles, 3.0 TFL, two sacks, and one interception in nine games.

Utah State vs. San Jose State Predictions and Pick

Utah State vs. San Jose State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Spartans (+1.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (50.5)

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How to Bet on Utah State vs. San Jose State

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Our prediction to win this game is San Jose State, and we expect that San Jose State will cover the spread (Utah State -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 50.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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