Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Army Black Knights take on the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at UB Stadium. The opening line for this game has Army as 16 point favorites. This season the Black Knights are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Ahmad Bradshaw finished with 64 yards through the air for Army last week. He completed 3 passes out of 4 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Black Knights were led in rushing by Andy Davidson, who finished with 106 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Joe Walker was the team leader in receiving with a total of 39 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Army got a total of 33 first downs. Of those first downs, 24 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 593 yards for the game. The Black Knights ran for 419 yards on 69 attempts.
Tyree Jackson finished with 130 yards through the air for Buffalo last week. He completed 7 passes out of 22 attempts for a 32% completion percentage. The Bulls were led in rushing by Jordan Johnson, who finished with 87 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jordan Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 57 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. Buffalo got a total of 17 first downs in that game. 13 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 58 total plays for 361 yards for the game. The Bulls ran for 231 yards on 35 attempts.
Army scores 41.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 28th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 4.3 passes on 6.3 attempts for a 68.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 85 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 127th in college football. The Black Knights run for an average of 367 yards per game on 69.3 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also run 75.7 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 452 yards per game, ranking their offense 47th overall this season. The Black Knights average 29 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the country. They accumulate 31.3 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 122nd in the nation.
Army allows 177 passing yards per game, ranking 28th in D-1, and they allow 13.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 16th. They give up 13.3 completions on 26.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Black Knights allow 92.7 rushing yards per game on 22.3 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 18th in the country. Army allows 269.7 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 17th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 49.3 yards per game, ranking them 35th among D-1 teams.
Buffalo averages 15 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 121st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 12 passes per game on 28.5 attempts for a 42.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 153.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 114th in Division 1. The Bulls run for an average of 228.5 yards per game on 41.5 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 29th on the ground. They also run 70 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 382 yards per game, ranking them 86th in the country on offense. The Bulls get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 83rd in the nation. They average 53.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 77th in college football.
Buffalo allows an average of 141 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 11th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 85th in the nation. They give up 15.5 completions on 23 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.4 per game. The Bulls allow 238.5 rushing yards per contest on 48.5 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 114th in the country. Buffalo allows 379.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 68th in D-1. They force 0 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 57 yards in each contest, ranking 62nd in the nation.
Army Betting Trends
Army is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Army has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Army
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