Saturday, September 10, 2016
Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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The Connecticut Huskies take on the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Navy as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5. This season the Huskies are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Midshipmen have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Bryant Shirreffs finished with 162 yards through the air for Connecticut last week. He completed 16 passes out of 23 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Bryant Shirreffs, who finished with 95 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Noel Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. As a team in that game Connecticut got a total of 23 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 362 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 200 yards on 50 attempts.
Will Worth finished with 78 yards through the air for Navy last week. He completed 3 passes out of 3 attempts for a 100% completion percentage. The Midshipmen were led in rushing by Chris High, who finished with 176 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 18 yards per carry. Toneo Gulley 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. Navy got a total of 18 first downs by way of 15 rushing, 3 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 57 total plays for 550 yards for the game. The Midshipmen ran for 427 yards on 53 attempts.
Connecticut scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 76th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16 passes on 23 attempts for a 69.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 162 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 104th in college football. The Huskies run for an average of 200 yards per game on 50 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 51st in the nation. They also run 73 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 362 yards per game, ranking their offense 83rd overall this season. The Huskies average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 56th in the country. They accumulate 30 penalty yards per game via 3 penalties, which ranks 107th in the nation.
Connecticut allows 269 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 67th. They give up 19 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.6. The Huskies allow 40 rushing yards per game on 19 carries for an average of 2.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the country. Connecticut allows 309 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 56th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 46 yards per game, ranking them 55th among D-1 teams.
Navy averages 52 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 24th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 4 passes per game on 4 attempts for a 100 percent completion percentage. They throw for 123 yards through the air per game, ranking them 119th in Division 1. The Midshipmen run for an average of 427 yards per game on 53 attempts for an average of 8.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 57 plays per game and average 9.6 yards per play for a total of 550 yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the country on offense. The Midshipmen get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 90th in the nation. They average 16 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, ranking them 125th in college football.
Navy allows an average of 302 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 103rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16 points per contest, which has them ranked 53rd in the nation. They give up 26 completions on 45 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8 per game. The Midshipmen allow 162 rushing yards per contest on 36 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 89th in the country. Navy allows 464 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 102nd in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 35 yards in each contest, ranking 35th in the nation.
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Navy has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/05/16 OL Tommy Hopkins Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/04/16 LB Jon Hicks Leg "?" Saturday vs. Navy
08/28/16 LB Connor Freeborn Leg out for season
09/05/16 QB Tago Smith Knee out for season
09/05/16 QB Will Worth None expected to start Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/04/16 LB Ryan Harris Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
08/31/16 G Robert Lindsey Back out indefinitely
08/29/16 K DJ Grant-Johnson Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Navy
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