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Agnew, San Diego State look to end skid in DXL Frisco Bowl

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The San Diego State Aztecs face the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday night. The two teams will play in the DXL Frisco Bowl at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game will kick off at 8 pm.

The Aztecs bring a 7-5 record into the game. However, they are just 2-3 on the road.

The Bobcats are 8-4. Like San Diego State, Ohio has a bad losing record at 2-4.

San Diego State Aztecs quarterback Ryan Agnew looks to throw the ball against the Arizona State Sun Devils
Ryan Agnew looks to throw the ball against the Arizona State Sun Devils (Getty Images)

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Aztecs have a 54% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. Their expert poll; however, gives San Diego State a 58% chance to win the game.

This is the first career meeting between these two teams.

The Aztecs are 8-8 all-time in Bowl games. In their last Bowl game, San Diego State was defeated 42-35 by the Army Black Knights in the Armed Forces Bowl on December 23rd, 2017.

They have not won a Bowl game since the Las Vegas Bowl when they won 34-10 over the Houston Cougars on December 17th, 2016.

The Bobcats bring a 3-8 record into this Bowl game. They won their last Bowl game, snapping a three-game Bowl losing streak.

Ohio defeated the UAB Blazers 41-6 in the Bahamas Bowl on December 22nd, 2017 at Thomas Robinson Stadium in the Nassau, Bahamas. Their last Bowl loss came in a 28-23 loss to the Troy Trojans in the Dollar General Bowl on December 23rd, 2016 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.

The Aztecs bring a three-game losing streak into the contest. They were defeated by the UNLV Rebels, the Fresno State Bulldogs, and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors.

Their last win came against the New Mexico Lobos when they won 31-23 on November 3rd.

The Bobcats bring a two-game win streak into the Bowl game. They defeated the Akron Zips and the Buffalo Bulls during their win streak.

They have not been defeated since November 7th when they lost 30-28 to the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks.

The Aztecs are scoring 22.3 points per game, while giving up 21.8 points. The Bobcats are scoring 41.2 points and are giving up 26.7 points.

San Diego State’s offense is averaging 354 total yards per game. Their defense is giving up 327.4 yards per contest.

Ohio’s offense is averaging 470.6 total yards per game. Their defense is giving up 399.6 yards per contest.

Aztecs quarterback Ryan Agnew went 104 of 199 for 1,525 yards. He also had 10 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Juwan Washington leads the Aztecs backs with 180 carries for 870 yards and 10 touchdowns. Fred Trevillion leads the Aztecs receivers with 22 receptions for 598 yards and three touchdowns.

Bobcats quarterback Nathan Rourke has went 155 of 253 for 2,225 yards. He also had 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

A.J. Ouellette leads the Bobcats backs with 184 carries for 1,142 yards and 12 touchdowns. Papi White leads the Bobcats receivers with 58 receptions for 897 yards and nine touchdowns.


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