Navy at Air Force Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/2/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs
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In a game that will feature two of the best rushing teams in the country, the Navy Midshipmen (2-3) will face the Air Force Falcons (3-1) on Saturday afternoon. Navy beat Air Force 28-10 at home in 2013.
Navy lost their second consecutive game last weekend when they were beaten 36-27 by Western Kentucky at home. The Midshipmen rushed for 412 yards in that loss, but their defense struggled, giving up 551 total yards to Western Kentucky.
Navy has been able to rush for 358.4 yards per game this season, but they have only been able to score 26.8 points per game. Junior quarterback Keenan Reynolds leads the team in rushing with 261 yards and seven touchdowns, and he has thrown for another 336 yards with one touchdown pass and one interception.
Air Force was able to pick up its second win in a row by defeating beat Boise State 28-14 last Saturday. They were outgained 467-335 in that game, but their defense stepped up and forced Boise State into committing seven turnovers.
The Falcons are sixth in the country in rushing right now with 323 yards per game. Their top rusher has been running back sophomore Jacobi Owens, who has averaged six yards per carry this season and has 539 yards with four touchdowns. Wide receiver Garrett Brown has 16 receptions for 181 yards and three touchdowns.
Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
Navy Midshipmen are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Navy Midshipmen are 0-4-0 against the Over/Under
Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
Air Force Falcons are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Air Force Falcons are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 LB Daniel Gonzales Head "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
09/23/14 LB James Britton Foot out indefinitely
09/19/14 DE David Gordeuk Finger out indefinitely
09/04/14 DB Lonnie Richardson Concussion out for season
08/22/14 DL Cam Henson Undisclosed out for season
08/11/14 WR Colin Osborne Knee out indefinitely
Air Force Falcons
09/28/14 DB Jamal Byrd Head "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/28/14 LB Joey Nichol Groin "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/28/14 TE Marcus Hendricks MCL "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/17/14 OT Sevrin Remmo Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
09/11/14 RB Shayne Davern Knee expected to miss 6 weeks
08/30/14 DL Alexander Hansen Shoulder expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force
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