Friday, October 28, 2016
Raymond James Stadium
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The Navy Midshipmen take on the South Florida Bulls on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium. The opening line for this game has South Florida as 9 point favorites. This season the Midshipmen are 4-1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Will Worth finished with 85 yards through the air for Navy last week. He completed 3 passes out of 4 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Midshipmen were led in rushing by Will Worth, who finished with 201 yards on 31 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Darryl Bonner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 52 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Navy got a total of 27 first downs. Of those first downs, 23 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 532 yards for the game. The Midshipmen ran for 447 yards on 74 attempts.
Quinton Flowers finished with 187 yards passing for South Florida last week. He went 11 for 19, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Bulls were led on the ground by Quinton Flowers, who finished with 90 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Tyre McCants led the team in receiving with 53 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. South Florida had 18 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 53 total plays for 352 yards for the contest. The Bulls ran for 165 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Navy scores 33.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 40th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 6.3 passes on 10.7 attempts for a 59.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 122.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 124th in college football. The Midshipmen run for an average of 293.2 yards per game on 55.5 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 4th in the nation. They also run 66.2 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 415.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 62nd overall this season. The Midshipmen average 20.3 first downs per game which ranks them 86th in the country. They accumulate 19.3 penalty yards per game via 2.3 penalties, which ranks 128th in the nation.
Navy allows 256 passing yards per game, ranking 94th in D-1, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 48th. They give up 19.7 completions on 31.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.4. The Midshipmen allow 148 rushing yards per game on 39 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 50th in the country. Navy allows 404 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 64th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.7 penalties for 39.5 yards per game, ranking them 8th among D-1 teams.
South Florida averages 42.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 11th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.8 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 59.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 231 yards through the air per game, ranking them 66th in Division 1. The Bulls run for an average of 256.1 yards per game on 42.1 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 12th on the ground. They also run 70.4 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 487.1 yards per game, ranking them 21st in the country on offense. The Bulls get an average of 23.1 first downs per game, which ranks 33rd in the nation. They average 60.4 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 47th in college football.
South Florida allows an average of 241.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 83rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 28.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 73rd in the nation. They give up 21.6 completions on 37.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.3 per game. The Bulls allow 206.3 rushing yards per contest on 45.6 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 99th in the country. South Florida allows 447.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 103rd in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 48.1 yards in each contest, ranking 33rd in the nation.
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Navy has an ATS record of 4-1-1 this season
South Florida Betting Trends
South Florida is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
South Florida has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/07/16 LB Daniel Gonzales Foot out for season
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
10/24/16 QB Quinton Flowers Hamstring is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Navy
10/23/16 WR A.J. Legree Leg "?" Friday vs. Navy
10/23/16 LB Danny Thomas Ankle "?" Friday vs. Navy
10/23/16 DB Lamar Robbins Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Navy
10/23/16 WR Ryeshene Bronson Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Navy
10/08/16 OL Glen Bethel Eligibility out indefinitely
10/03/16 G Billy Atterbury Leg out indefinitely
09/26/16 RB Darius Tice Ankle out indefinitely
09/10/16 S Malik Dixon Shoulder out for season
08/29/16 QB Asiantii Woulard Personal quit the team
Josh's Pick: Take Navy
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