Saturday, November 12, 2016
Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane take on the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Navy as 1 point favorites. This season the Golden Hurricane are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Midshipmen have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 5-2-1 against the spread.
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Dane Evans finished with 274 yards through the air for Tulsa last week. He completed 22 passes out of 38 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led in rushing by James Flanders, who finished with 181 yards on 28 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Joshua Atkinson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 123 yards and 10 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tulsa got a total of 37 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 92 total plays for 616 yards for the game. The Golden Hurricane ran for 342 yards on 54 attempts.
Will Worth finished with 48 yards passing for Navy last week. He went 5 for 8, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Midshipmen were led on the ground by Will Worth, who finished with 175 yards on 28 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Jamir Tillman led the team in receiving with 41 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Navy had 21 first downs total. 17 came from running the ball and 2 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 368 yards for the contest. The Midshipmen ran for 320 yards on 56 carries as a team.
Tulsa scores 42.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 11th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.3 passes on 35.2 attempts for a 57.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 257.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 42nd in college football. The Golden Hurricane run for an average of 254.2 yards per game on 51.3 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 13th in the nation. They also run 86.6 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 512.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 9th overall this season. The Golden Hurricane average 28.9 first downs per game which ranks them 2nd in the country. They accumulate 62.3 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 34th in the nation.
Tulsa allows 248.4 passing yards per game, ranking 89th in D-1, and they allow 31 points per contest on defense, which ranks 90th. They give up 20.3 completions on 37.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54. The Golden Hurricane allow 177.4 rushing yards per game on 41.6 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 75th in the country. Tulsa allows 425.9 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 84th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.8 penalties for 79.2 yards per game, ranking them 128th among D-1 teams.
Navy averages 34.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 37th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 7.3 passes per game on 12.4 attempts for a 58.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 135 yards through the air per game, ranking them 124th in Division 1. The Midshipmen run for an average of 299.5 yards per game on 55.4 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 67.8 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 434.5 yards per game, ranking them 47th in the country on offense. The Midshipmen get an average of 21.5 first downs per game, which ranks 58th in the nation. They average 16.4 penalty yards per game via 2.1 penalties, ranking them 128th in college football.
Navy allows an average of 247 passing yards per game, which ranks 87th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 28.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 71st in the nation. They give up 19.6 completions on 30.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8 per game. The Midshipmen allow 180.9 rushing yards per contest on 38.4 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 78th in the country. Navy allows 427.9 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 85th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 41.8 yards in each contest, ranking 14th in the nation.
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 6-3-0 against the over/under this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Navy Betting Trends
Navy is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Navy has an ATS record of 5-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 DE Jeremy Smith Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Navy
11/06/16 CB Keanu Hill Knee "?" Saturday vs. Navy
10/13/16 RB Raymond Taylor Ribs out indefinitely
08/27/16 DE Jake Hanks Knee out for season
11/06/16 CB Elijah Merchant Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
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
Tony's Pick: Take Navy -1
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