Saturday, November 5, 2016
Blaik Field at Michie Stadium
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The Air Force Falcons take on the Army Black Knights on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Blaik Field at Michie Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 3 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Black Knights have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
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Nate Romine finished with 97 yards through the air for Air Force last week. He completed 5 passes out of 9 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Arion Worthman, who finished with 102 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jalen Robinette was the team leader in receiving with a total of 54 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Air Force got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 19 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 82 total plays for 424 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 327 yards on 73 attempts.
Ahmad Bradshaw finished with 145 yards passing for Army last week. He went 6 for 8, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Black Knights were led on the ground by Ahmad Bradshaw, who finished with 65 yards on 27 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Edgar Poe led the team in receiving with 122 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. Army had 21 first downs total. 17 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 383 yards for the contest. The Black Knights ran for 238 yards on 64 carries as a team.
Air Force scores 33 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 43rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 5.8 passes on 13.8 attempts for a 41.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 152.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 118th in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 295.9 yards per game on 63.1 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the nation. They also run 76.9 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 448.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 42nd overall this season. The Falcons average 22.5 first downs per game which ranks them 46th in the country. They accumulate 48.9 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 87th in the nation.
Air Force allows 239.4 passing yards per game, ranking 80th in D-1, and they allow 25.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 48th. They give up 16.3 completions on 31.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.2. The Falcons allow 110.8 rushing yards per game on 34.3 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 13th in the country. Air Force allows 350.1 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties for 40.1 yards per game, ranking them 8th among D-1 teams.
Army averages 31.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 50th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 5 passes per game on 10.4 attempts for a 48.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 90.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 128th in Division 1. The Black Knights run for an average of 342.4 yards per game on 62.9 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 73.3 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 433 yards per game, ranking them 46th in the country on offense. The Black Knights get an average of 23.3 first downs per game, which ranks 35th in the nation. They average 47.5 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, ranking them 93rd in college football.
Army allows an average of 163 passing yards per game, which ranks 5th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th in the nation. They give up 15.4 completions on 28.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.7 per game. The Black Knights allow 105.6 rushing yards per contest on 27.9 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 10th in the country. Army allows 268.6 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 3rd in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 6.4 penalties for 50.4 yards in each contest, ranking 46th in the nation.
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Army Betting Trends
Army is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Army has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 DB Jesse Washington Neck "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/30/16 QB Nate Romine Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/30/16 LB Calen Holt Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/30/16 RB Joe Walker Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/30/16 RB Tyler Campbell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/04/16 K Mitchell Howard Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force
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