San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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It’ll be the San Jose State Spartans (1-1) against the Western Michigan Broncos (1-2) in college football play at CEFCU Stadium in San Jose, California.

San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing San Jose State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, San Jose State has -252 odds to pick up the win, while Western Michigan is listed at +202 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 49 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Stadium: CEFCU Stadium

Betting Preview

San Jose State

Last year, San Jose State put up 8.2 fewer points per game (20.0) than Western Michigan allowed (28.2). San Jose State was 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall in games when it scored more than 28.2 points last season. When Western Michigan surrendered fewer than 20.0 points last season, it had a 2-0 record against the spread and a 3-0 record overall. San Jose State averaged 340.3 yards per game last year, just 9.5 more than the 330.8 Western Michigan allowed per matchup. San Jose State was 5-2 against the spread and 4-3 overall when the team picked up over 330.8 yards last year. In games Western Michigan limited its opponents to fewer than 340.3 yards last year, it had a 3-1-1 record ATS and a 4-1 record overall.

Western Michigan

Western Michigan put up 6.0 more points per game (32.5) than San Jose State gave up (26.5) last season. Western Michigan was 4-2 against the spread and 5-1 overall in games when it put up over 26.5 points last season. San Jose State had a 5-5 record against the spread and a 5-5 record overall in games when it allowed fewer than 32.5 points last season. Western Michigan collected 96.4 more yards per game (467.7) than San Jose State allowed per matchup (371.3) last season. In games that Western Michigan amassed over 371.3 yards last season, the team was 4-5 against the spread and 6-4 overall. In games San Jose State limited its opponents to less than 467.7 yards last year, it had a 5-6 record ATS and a 5-6 record overall.

San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Betting Analysis

San Jose State Betting Insights

San Jose State covered the spread five times in 12 games last season. San Jose State had one win ATS (1-2) as a 6.5-point favorite or more last year. There were six San Jose State games (out of 12) that hit the over last season. The Spartans put together a 5-1 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 83.3% of those games). The Spartans won all three games they played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -252 or shorter.

Broncos Betting Insights

Western Michigan had five wins in 12 games against the spread last year. Western Michigan had one win ATS (1-1) as underdogs of 6.5 points or more last season. Western Michigan had six of its 12 games go over the point total last year. The Broncos split the two games they played as underdogs last season. The Broncos had a record of 0-0 when they were set as an underdog of +202 or more by sportsbooks last season.

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San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Against The Spread & Betting Records

San Jose State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 52.3 50.0 54.6
Implied Total AVG 31.4 31.7 31.2
ATS Record 5-7-0 3-3-0 2-4-0
Over/Under Record 6-6-0 4-2-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 5-1 3-1 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-6 0-2 0-4

Broncos

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 61.1 61.7 60.5
Implied Total AVG 35.8 36.7 34.8
ATS Record 5-6-1 3-3-0 2-3-1
Over/Under Record 6-6-0 4-2-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-4 4-2 2-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 0-0 1-1

Last Season’s Leaders

San Jose State

  • Kyle Harmon totaled 95 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack in 12 games last year.
  • On defense in 2021, Jay Lenard had 54 tackles, 5.0 TFL, two sacks, and one interception in 12 games played.
  • Viliami Fehoko put up 7.0 sacks to go with 8.0 TFL and 27 tackles a season ago.
  • In 2021, Cade Hall had 28 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks.

Broncos

  • Last season Corvin Moment posted 63 tackles, 13.0 TFL, and four sacks in 13 games.
  • With 36 tackles, 12.0 TFL, and 11.5 sacks in 13 games, Ali Fayad was an important contributor on defense last season.
  • Zaire Barnes was on the field for 13 games and totaled 58 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks.
  • Ryan Selig was an important player on D last year, with one interception to go with 51 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

San Jose State vs. Western Michigan Predictions and Pick

San Jose State vs. Western Michigan betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Spartans (-6.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (49)

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Our pick to win this contest is San Jose State, and we project that San Jose State will cover the spread (San Jose State -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 49 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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