Army at Air Force College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Army Black Knights travel to Falcon Stadium to take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 6 point favorites. The Black Knights have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
10/18/17 DL Andrew McLean Knee is out for season
10/11/17 DB Elijah Riley Academics out indefinitely
09/17/17 DB Jalen Sharp ACL out for season
09/17/17 DB Rhyan England Knee out indefinitely
09/09/17 DB Marcus Hyatt Medical out indefinitely
08/26/17 OL Mike Johnson ACL out for season
08/24/17 LB Amadeo West Knee out for season
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
10/29/17 LB Matt Evans Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/29/17 RB Parker Wilson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Army
10/05/17 DB Garrett Kauppila Undisclosed out for season
09/26/17 DL Cody Moorhead Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Army Black Knights are 44th in Division 1 in points scored with 252. They have run 522 plays this season for 3,163 yards, which ranks them 129th in the nation in total offense. The Black Knights average 6.1 yards per play, which is 40th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this year, placing them 76th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Army has run for 2,897 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the country. They've run 466 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Black Knights have been penalized on offense 35 times for 291 yards so far this season, which has them 115th in the nation in penalties. Ahmad Bradshaw has thrown for 190 yards this season. He has completed 10 passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 28.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 72.2. He averages 5.4 yards per pass attempt and 3.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Army is 37th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 170. They have surrendered a total of 3,050 yards on D, which is 56th in Division 1. The Black Knights are ranked 116th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 134 passes on 213 attempts against the Army Black Knights defense this season, placing them 41st and 19th in the country. The Army pass defense has also given up a total of 1,626 yards through the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 254 attempts for 1,424 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. The Black Knights have committed 41 penalties for 326 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Army is ranked 82nd in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 85 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 49th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 438 yards on special teams, ranking 68th in kick return yardage. The Black Knights average 20 yards per kick return and they are 80th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,686. The Army Black Knights have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 3, which is 123rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Army Black Knights kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 972 yards on 22 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 19th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 2,797 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the nation. They've run 529 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 32 times for 316 yards so far this year, which has them 123rd in the country in penalties. They are 20th in Division 1 in points scored with 306. They have run 612 plays this year for 3,700 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 6 yards per play, which is 46th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 212 1st downs this season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Arion Worthman has completed 38 throws while attempting 76 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 830 yards this year. He averages 11.5 adjusted yards per throw and 10.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 172.9.
The Air Force Falcons rush defense has given up 291 attempts for 1,855 yards this season, putting them in 118th place in the country against the run. They have had 29 penalties for 277 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in Division 1. Air Force is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 261. They have given up a total of 3,157 yards on D, which is 69th in the nation. The Falcons are 120th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 89 throws on 172 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in the country. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,302 yards in the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Air Force Falcons have tried 9 field goals this year and made 7, which is 82nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Air Force kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 37 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,074 yards on 25 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 38th in the NCAA in punting average. Air Force is 98th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 56 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 75th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 326 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,082.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons -6
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