Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Navy Midshipmen take on the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Yulman Stadium. The opening line for this game has Navy as 7 point favorites. This season the Midshipmen are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Green Wave have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread.
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Will Worth finished with 130 yards through the air for Navy last week. He completed 6 passes out of 8 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Midshipmen were led in rushing by Dishan Romine, who finished with 76 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Jamir Tillman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Navy got a total of 18 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 4 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 58 total plays for 365 yards for the game. The Midshipmen ran for 235 yards on 50 attempts.
Johnathan Brantley finished with 7 yards through the air for Tulane last week. He completed 2 passes out of 4 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Green Wave were led in rushing by Johnathan Brantley, who finished with 119 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Kendall Ardoin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 7 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 4 yards per reception. Tulane got a total of 22 first downs by way of 20 rushing, 0 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 63 total plays for 449 yards for the game. The Green Wave ran for 437 yards on 57 attempts.
Navy scores 40 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 35th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 5 passes on 6 attempts for a 83.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 126.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 122nd in college football. The Midshipmen run for an average of 331 yards per game on 51.5 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the nation. They also run 57.5 plays per contest and average 8 yards per play for an average of 457.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 49th overall this season. The Midshipmen average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 97th in the country. They accumulate 23 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, which ranks 125th in the nation.
Navy allows 283 passing yards per game, ranking 103rd in D-1, and they allow 20 points per contest on defense, which ranks 51st. They give up 25 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 69.4. The Midshipmen allow 126 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 51st in the country. Navy allows 409 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 93rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3.5 penalties for 20.5 yards per game, ranking them 1st among D-1 teams.
Tulane averages 34.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 58th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 7 passes per game on 14.5 attempts for a 48.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 73 yards through the air per game, ranking them 127th in Division 1. The Green Wave run for an average of 291.5 yards per game on 52 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 10th on the ground. They also run 66.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 364.5 yards per game, ranking them 89th in the country on offense. The Green Wave get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 100th in the nation. They average 32.5 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 117th in college football.
Tulane allows an average of 188.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 48th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 14 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th in the nation. They give up 15 completions on 26 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.7 per game. The Green Wave allow 66.5 rushing yards per contest on 28.5 carries for a 2.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the country. Tulane allows 255 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play, which ranks 23rd in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 53.5 yards in each contest, ranking 61st in the nation.
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Navy has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Tulane Betting Trends
Tulane is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Tulane has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/16 LB Ryan Harris Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Tulane
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
08/20/16 WR Andrew Hicks Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Tulane
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