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San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal Early College Football Betting Analysis

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal College Football Betting Preview

We’re keeping the college football betting previews coming out this week. All in an effort to bring about this year’s season just a tad bit faster. We’ve already taken a look at some of the more high-profile matchups from Week 1. With that in mind, it’s now time to take a gander at some of the low-profile pairings of Week 1. Like the San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal matchup. Let’s check on what sports betting sites are predicting before going over some picks.

San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal – Friday, August 31st

When: 9:00 pm ET

Where: Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California

TV: FS1

Stream: Fox Sports Go

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
San Diego State +14½ (-110) +450
Stanford -14½ (-110) -600
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San Diego State Aztecs      

The Aztecs are coming off a highly successful 10-3 season. Included in that eye-raising record was a 6-2 performance in the Mountain West conference. Despite the valiant record, San Diego State still ended up ranking 2nd in the West Division. Thus, they missed out on the conference tournament. However, it was still a highly successful season for head coach Rocky Long, who is in his 7th season at the helm. The season would end on a sour note nonetheless. The Aztecs had received an invitation to the Armed Forces Bowl where they faced Army in a 35-42 losing effort. The college football betting odds are siding against San Diego state in this one. It should be mentioned that SD State got the better of Stanford 20-17 last year. Maybe they’ll get the job done once again.

Players to Watch: Christian Chapman (1,873 passing yards, 13 TD, 4 INT), Juwan Washington (759 rushing yards, 7 TD, 6.0 AVG), and Fred Trevillion (327 receiving yards, 2 TD, 12 REC).

Stanford Cardinal

The Stanford Cardinal is coming off a disappointing 9-5 season that still saw them finish the year nationally ranked. Despite posting a 7-2 record in Pac-12 play, the Cardinal still managed to finish 1st in the North Division. Subsequently, they would face USC at the Pac-12 Championship game. There they would be defeated 28-31. Considering they would lose in the Alamo Bowl later in December, it’s clear Stanford was unable to shake that loss. Nevertheless, they look to open the season with a bang by picking up a dominant win over the Aztecs.

Players to Watch: KJ Costello (1,573 passing yards, 14 TD, 4 INT), Bryce Love (2,118 rushing yards, 19 TD, 8.1 AVG), and JJ Arcega-Whiteside (781 receiving yards, 9 TD, 48 REC).

San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal Betting Predictions

Trends

  • San Diego state went 5-1 SU on the road last season
  • San Diego posted a 5-1 record ATS on the road last season
  • The TOTAL went UNDER in 7 of San Diego’s 13 games last season
  • Stanford went 6-0 SU at home last season
  • Stanford posted a 4-2 record ATS at home last season
  • The TOTAL went 7-7 in 14 of Stanford’s games last season
San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet college football online take in this San Diego State Aztecs vs. Stanford Cardinal pairing? All in all, it’s probably safer to stick with Stanford here. Yea San Diego got the best of the Cardinal last season, but Stanford will be at home this time around. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 35-21 Stanford.

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