At 3:00 ET, the Midshipmen and Black Knights face each other at Gillette Stadium in a week 15 NCAAF contest. CBS will broadcast the game, scheduled for Saturday, December 9th. In this non-conference clash, Army comes in as 2 point road favorites against the Midshipmen. Check out my recommendations and betting analysis by continuing to read.
NAVY MIDSHIPMEN VS ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Army Black Knights -2
This game will be played at Gillette Stadium at 3:00 ET on Saturday, December 9th.
WHY BET THE ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 17-14 in favor of Army.
- Not only will Army pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 28 points, and we like the over with a projected 31 points.
Can the Midshipmen Offense Score Enough in Foxborough?
So far, the Navy Midshipmen are 5-6, including going 1-4 on the road and 3-2 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Army, the Midshipmen have been favored in five games and the underdog in five. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 4-5-1.
Navy has an over/under record of 4-6 so far this season. On average their games have combined for 41.2 points with the average over/under line being 46.5 points.
As they prepare to face the Army, the Midshipmen’s offense is averaging 201.7 rushing yards per game and 4 yards per attempt. Nationally, they are 38th in rushing yards and 130th in passing yards, on an average of 99 yards per matchup. Navy has averaged 18.3 points per game so far. This figure places them 101st in the nation.
Navy’s defense sits at 72nd for points allowed, allowing 22.9 points per game. So far, teams have been averaging 240.4 passing yards per game against them (123rd nationally). On the ground, they’re yielding 124.4 rushing yards, ranking them 44th in college football.
Will the Black Knights Make it Happen at Home?
So far, the Army Black Knights are 5-6, including going 2-3 on the road and 2-3 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Navy, the Black Knights have been favored in four games and the underdog in six. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-5.
In 11 games played, the average over/under line for Army’s games has been set at 45.4 points. These contests have seen an average combined score of 42.8 points, resulting in an OU record of 5-5.
On offense, the Black Knights come in with the 98th ranked offense in terms of passing attempts and are averaging 107.3 passing yards per game. In the running game, they are 7th in terms of attempts.
On defense, Army comes into the game ranked 169th in passing yards per game. Opponents are throwing the ball an average of 25.5 times per contest vs. the Black Knights. Overall, they are giving up 22 points per game, which is 68th in college football. Against the run, they are 142nd in the NCAA in rushing yards allowed.