The San Diego State Aztecs (2-2) will host the Boise State Broncos (1-2) in a Mountain West showdown on Friday night. The all-time series is currently tied 4-4. In 2022, Boise State defeated San Diego State 35-13. San Diego State games have gone Under the total six of the last nine times at home. Boise State games have gone Under in four of its last five on the road.
Kickoff from Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego is set for 10:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. The Broncos are 6-point favorites in Boise State vs. San Diego State odds, while the over/under for total points is 46.5. Before making any San Diego State vs. Boise State picks, be sure to check out the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Boise State vs. San Diego State and just revealed its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college football odds and trends for San Diego State vs. Boise State:
- Boise State vs. San Diego State spread: Broncos -6
- Boise State vs. San Diego State over/under: 46.5 points
- Boise State vs. San Diego State money line: Broncos -229, Aztecs +184
- BSU: Boise State is 2-6 ATS in its last eight meetings against the Aztecs
- SDSU: San Diego State is 2-6 ATS in its last eight games played in September
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Why Boise State can cover
Boise State's defense has a bunch of disruptive and alert defenders. After three games, the Broncos rank fifth in the Mountain West in rush defense (125.7). Sophomore linebacker Marco Notarainni utilizes his instincts and awareness to consistently find the football. Notarainni leads the team in total tackles (20) and sacks (2). In last week's win over North Dakota, Notarainni logged 13 total tackles, one sack and one forced fumble.
Senior safety Alexander Teubner is the second leading tackler (18) on the team. Teubner wraps up very well and is effective in the run game. On Sept. 2 versus Washington, the Oregon native finished with 11 total tackles and one pass breakup. Junior defensive end Ahmed Hassanein has a knack for getting into the backfield. Hassanein recorded nine total tackles, two tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks on the season. See which team to pick here.
Why San Diego State can cover
The Aztecs have some effective playmakers. Senior tight end Mark Redman has the toughness to go across the middle of the field for San Diego State. Redman can overpower defenders (6-foot6, 255 pounds) but has soft hands. The California native leads the team in receptions (16), receiving yards (179) and touchdowns (2). In his last contest, Redman secured four passes for 77 yards.
Senior running back Kenan Christon has also made some big plays for SDSU this season. The California native has 34 rushes for 126 yards. Senior quarterback Jalen Mayden has good field vision and pocket awareness to take off and run when needed. Mayden logged 193 rushing yards and two scores thus far. On Sept. 2 versus Idaho State, Mayden compiled the most rushing yards in Aztec history by a quarterback (132). See which team to pick here.
How to make Boise State vs. San Diego State picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 39 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Boise State vs. San Diego State, and which side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Boise State vs. San Diego State spread to jump on, all from the advanced computer model that's up more than $2,500 on its top-rated college football spread picks since its inception, and find out.