Monday, December 28th, 2015
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The Pittsburgh Panthers take on the Navy Midshipmen on Monday, December 28th, 2015 in the Military Bowl. The opening line for this game has Navy as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
Nathan Peterman finished his last game with 142 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 13 passes out of 27 attempts for a 48% completion percentage. Darrin Hall was the rushing leader for the Panthers last game. He carried the ball 12 times for an average of 9 yards per carry and ended with 103 yards. Tyler Boyd was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh had 331 total yards on 58 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 7 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Panthers rushed for 189 yards by way of 31 carries.
Keenan Reynolds finished his last game with 312 yards through the air for Navy. He completed 13 passes out of 16 attempts for a 81% completion percentage. Keenan Reynolds was the rushing leader for the Midshipmen last game. He carried the ball 19 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 84 yards. Jamir Tillman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 162 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 32 yards per reception. Navy had 459 total yards on 56 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Midshipmen rushed for 147 yards by way of 38 carries.
Pittsburgh is averaging a total of 28.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 26.8 passes per game and completing 16.6 of them for a 61.8 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 195.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Panthers are running for an average of 185.9 yards per game on 40.7 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They are also running 67.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 381 yards per contest. The Panthers manage 19.8 first downs per contest and they average a total of 43.8 penalty yards on 5.3 penalties.
Pittsburgh allows 218.2 passing yards per game and 24.6 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.1 completions on 30.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.9. The Panthers allow 126.5 rushing yards per game on 31.1 carries for a 4.1 average per play. Pittsburgh gives up 344.7 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties per game that total 43.1 yards as a unit.
Navy is accumulating 37.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 8.2 passes per game and complete 4.4 of them for a 53.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 90.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Midshipmen run for an average of 330.1 yards per game on 57.8 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 420.5 yards in each contest. The Midshipmen are gaining 20.9 first downs per contest and they average 27.2 penalty yards on 3.2 penalties per game.
Navy allows an average of 230.9 passing yards and 21.7 points per contest. They give up 20.8 completions on 31.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8 per game. The Midshipmen allow 138.5 rushing yards per contest on 35.2 carries for a 3.9 average per rush. Navy gives up 369.5 total yards per game including an average of 5.5 per play. They create an average of 1.9 turnovers per game and 4.9 penalties for 44.4 yards each game.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 5-6-1 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 7-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Navy has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 DL Mark Scarpinato Upper Body "?" Monday vs. Navy
10/03/15 OL Alex Paulina Shoulder out for season
09/07/15 RB James Conner Knee out for season
08/26/15 RB Rachid Ibrahim Achilles out for season
08/21/15 DL Hez Trahan Personal has left team
08/13/15 OL Jaryd Jones-Smith Knee out for season
12/06/15 OT Blake Copeland Foot "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/22/15 WR Marc Meier Knee out for season
10/08/15 S Kwazel Bertrand Ankle out for season
08/15/15 CB Shelley White Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Navy
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