Cincinnati at Navy College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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The Cincinnati Bearcats head to Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to play the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Navy as 11 point favorites. The total has been set at 49. The Bearcats are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-1. The Midshipmen are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-2-0.
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Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 0-2-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
09/17/17 K Andrew Gantz Groin "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/17/17 RB Mike Boone Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Navy
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
09/17/17 RB Darryl Bonner Leg injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/17/17 G Evan Martin Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/17/17 S Juan Hailey Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/17/17 DE Nizaire Cromartie Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati U
09/16/17 FB Joshua Walker Knee out indefinitely
09/09/17 P Erik Harris Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 103rd in the country in points scored with 61. They have run 205 plays this year for 809 yards, which ranks them 101st in Division 1 in total offense. The Bearcats average 3.9 yards per play, which is 128th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this season, ranking them 98th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati has run for 304 yards as a unit, which ranks 107th in college football. They've run 94 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Bearcats have been penalized on offense 17 times for 159 yards so far this year, which has them 60th in the country in penalties. Hayden Moore has passed for 505 yards this year. He's completed 56 throws while attempting 111 passes for a completion percentage of 50.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 96.3. He averages 3.8 adjusted yards per throw and 4.5 yards per pass attempt.
Cincinnati is 64th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 67. They have given up a total of 1,018 yards on D, which is 60th in D-1. The Bearcats are 44th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 42 throws on 79 attempts against the Cincinnati Bearcats defense this season, ranking them 36th and 40th in the nation. The Cincinnati pass defense has also surrendered a total of 531 yards in the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 129 attempts for 487 yards this season, putting them in 91st place in the country against the run. The Bearcats have had 26 penalties for 232 yards on defense this year. That places them 118th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati is 21st in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 48 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 61st in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 116 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Bearcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 973. The Cincinnati Bearcats have tried 5 field goals this year and made 2, which is 73rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. Cincinnati Bearcats kickers have made 83% of their extra points, going 5 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 796 yards on 20 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 87th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Midshipmen have run for 613 yards as a team, which ranks 36th in college football. They've run 118 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Navy Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 2 times for 20 yards so far this season, which has them 129th in the country in penalties. They are 99th in the nation in points scored with 65. They have run 140 plays this season for 855 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. Navy averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 48th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 38 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. Zach Abey averages 11 yards per pass attempt and 8.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 7 passes on 22 attempts for a completion percentage of 31.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 136. He has thrown for 242 yards this season.
The Navy Midshipmen rush defense has allowed 69 attempts for 245 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in D-1 against the run. Navy has committed 11 penalties for 61 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in college football. They are 23rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 40. They have surrendered a total of 602 yards on D, which is 9th in the country. The Midshipmen are ranked 57th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 29 passes on 46 attempts against the Navy defense this season, placing them 13th and 5th in Division 1. The Navy Midshipmen pass defense has also given up a total of 357 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Navy kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 305 yards on 8 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 109th in Division 1 in punting average. Navy is ranked 118th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 6 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 95th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 39 yards on special teams, ranking 125th in kick return yardage. The Navy Midshipmen average 13 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 900.
Who will win tonight's Bearcats/Midshipmen college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bearcats +11
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