Navy at Tulsa College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
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Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium is the venue for the game between the Navy Midshipmen and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Navy as 4 point favorites. The total has been set at 70.5. The Golden Hurricane are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-1-0. The Midshipmen are 2-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-2-0.
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Valuable Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
09/25/17 RB Tre Walker Lower Body injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/24/17 RB Darryl Bonner Leg "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/16/17 FB Joshua Walker Knee out indefinitely
09/09/17 P Erik Harris Suspension out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
09/24/17 RB Corey Taylor II Foot "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/24/17 CB Kerwin Thomas Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/24/17 RB Rowdy Simon Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/24/17 DB Samuel Gottsch Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Navy
09/20/17 S Jordan Mitchell ACL out for season
08/16/17 RB Ramadi Warren Academics out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Navy Midshipmen have run for 1,182 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in the nation. They've run 190 times, averaging 6.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 6 times for 70 yards so far this year, which has them 129th in the country in penalties. They are 71st in Division 1 in points scored with 107. They have run 215 plays this year for 1,477 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Midshipmen average 6.9 yards per play, which is 22nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 69 1st downs this season, ranking them 94th overall as an offensive unit. Zach Abey has completed 9 throws while attempting 25 passes for a completion percentage of 36%. He has passed for 295 yards this year. He averages 10.6 adjusted yards per throw and 11.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 158.7.
The Midshipmen rush defense has given up 92 attempts for 303 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the country against the run. They have had 17 penalties for 121 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in Division 1. Navy is 32nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 72. They have given up a total of 1,041 yards on D, which is 20th in the nation. The Midshipmen are 84th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 57 throws on 92 attempts against the Navy Midshipmen defense this season, ranking them 35th and 25th in the country. The Navy pass defense has also surrendered a total of 738 yards in the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Navy Midshipmen have tried 2 field goals this year and made 0, which is 126th in college football. Navy Midshipmen kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 340 yards on 9 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 122nd in the NCAA in punting average. Navy is 118th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 6 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 105th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 135 yards on special teams, which puts them 102nd in kick return yardage. The Midshipmen average 17 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,618.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane are 22nd in Division 1 in points scored with 154. They have run 336 plays this season for 1,933 yards, which ranks them 97th in the nation in total offense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 5.8 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 103 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulsa has run for 1,246 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the country. They've run 231 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 26 times for 250 yards so far this season, which has them 51st in the nation in penalties. Chad President has thrown for 677 yards this season. He has completed 57 passes on 102 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 112.9. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Tulsa is 123rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 171. They have surrendered a total of 2,361 yards on D, which is 127th in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 129th in yards per play allowed with 8.5. Opposing offenses have completed 73 passes on 107 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 69th and 42nd in the country. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 1,183 yards through the air, which is 120th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 170 attempts for 1,178 yards this year, putting them in 125th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Hurricane have committed 33 penalties for 314 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 119th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tulsa has returned 15 kicks for 253 yards on special teams, ranking 37th in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 17 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,186. The Golden Hurricane have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 46th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Tulsa kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 690 yards on 16 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 48th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +4
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