Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Navy Midshipmen take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Falcon Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 10.5 point favorites. This season the Midshipmen are 2-0-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
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Will Worth finished with 59 yards through the air for Navy last week. He completed 5 passes out of 12 attempts for a 42% completion percentage. The Midshipmen were led in rushing by Will Worth, who finished with 111 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jamir Tillman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Navy got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The Midshipmen ran for 287 yards on 55 attempts.
Nate Romine finished with 113 yards passing for Air Force last week. He went 5 for 13, resulting in a 38% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by D.J. Johnson, who finished with 59 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Jalen Robinette led the team in receiving with 48 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Air Force had 17 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 65 total plays for 326 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 213 yards on 52 carries as a team.
Navy scores 33.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 52nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 5 passes on 8 attempts for a 62.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 104 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 126th in college football. The Midshipmen run for an average of 316.3 yards per game on 52.7 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the nation. They also run 60.7 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 420.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 69th overall this season. The Midshipmen average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 95th in the country. They accumulate 25.3 penalty yards per game via 2.3 penalties, which ranks 127th in the nation.
Navy allows 195.7 passing yards per game, ranking 37th in D-1, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 25th. They give up 17.7 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.1. The Midshipmen allow 164 rushing yards per game on 39 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 75th in the country. Navy allows 359.7 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 43rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 37.3 yards per game, ranking them 12th among D-1 teams.
Air Force averages 37.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 42nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 4.7 passes per game on 11 attempts for a 42.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 127 yards through the air per game, ranking them 123rd in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 359.3 yards per game on 68 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 79 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 486.3 yards per game, ranking them 30th in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 25.7 first downs per game, which ranks 22nd in the nation. They average 51 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, ranking them 74th in college football.
Air Force allows an average of 262.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 101st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 27th in the nation. They give up 18.3 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.9 per game. The Falcons allow 51.7 rushing yards per contest on 25.7 carries for a 2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 2nd in the country. Air Force allows 314.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 24th in D-1. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and 6.7 penalties for 43.3 yards in each contest, ranking 23rd in the nation.
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Navy has an ATS record of 2-0-1 this season
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/05/16 QB Tago Smith Knee out for season
08/31/16 G Robert Lindsey Back out indefinitely
08/29/16 K DJ Grant-Johnson Leg out indefinitely
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Navy
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