Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Army Black Knights take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at BB&T Field. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 8 point favorites. This season the Black Knights are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Demon Deacons have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
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Ahmad Bradshaw finished with 94 yards through the air for Army last week. He completed 7 passes out of 21 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. The Black Knights were led in rushing by Ahmad Bradshaw, who finished with 90 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Dalton Mendenhall was the team leader in receiving with a total of 39 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Army got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 19 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 88 total plays for 396 yards for the game. The Black Knights ran for 302 yards on 67 attempts.
John Wolford finished with 184 yards passing for Wake Forest last week. He went 16 for 34, resulting in a 47% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led on the ground by Cade Carney, who finished with 33 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Cortez Lewis led the team in receiving with 109 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Wake Forest had 13 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 66 total plays for 252 yards for the contest. The Demon Deacons ran for 68 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Army scores 33 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 44th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 4.9 passes on 10.6 attempts for a 45.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 82.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 128th in college football. The Black Knights run for an average of 357.3 yards per game on 62.7 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also run 73.3 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 440.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 41st overall this season. The Black Knights average 23.6 first downs per game which ranks them 29th in the country. They accumulate 51.4 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 81st in the nation.
Army allows 154.9 passing yards per game, ranking 3rd in D-1, and they allow 17 points per contest on defense, which ranks 10th. They give up 14.3 completions on 26 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.9. The Black Knights allow 103.1 rushing yards per game on 28.6 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 10th in the country. Army allows 258 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 3rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 51.1 yards per game, ranking them 44th among D-1 teams.
Wake Forest averages 21.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 112th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.4 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 172 yards through the air per game, ranking them 110th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons run for an average of 161 yards per game on 42.3 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 82nd on the ground. They also run 70.3 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for a total of 333 yards per game, ranking them 119th in the country on offense. The Demon Deacons get an average of 18.6 first downs per game, which ranks 110th in the nation. They average 36 penalty yards per game via 4.1 penalties, ranking them 120th in college football.
Wake Forest allows an average of 259.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 96th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 17.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 17th in the nation. They give up 20 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 119.3 rushing yards per contest on 35.4 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Wake Forest allows 378.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 51st in D-1. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 55.7 yards in each contest, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Army Betting Trends
Army is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Army has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/24/16 QB Chris Carter Hand "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/23/16 RB Darnell Woolfolk Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/04/16 K Mitchell Howard Ankle out indefinitely
10/24/16 TE Cam Serigne Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/23/16 QB Kendall Hinton Knee "?" Saturday vs. Army
Tony's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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