Air Force at Army College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Blaik Field at Michie Stadium
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The Air Force Falcons head to Blaik Field at Michie Stadium to play the Army Black Knights on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Army as 7 point favorites. The Falcons are 4-3-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Black Knights are 5-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-3-0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 4-3-1 against the spread
Important Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 5-2-1 against the spread
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
10/28/18 DB Mike Reynolds Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
10/17/18 RB Fred Cooper Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Air Force Falcons are 48th in the country in points scored with 253. They have run 593 plays this year for 3,146 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Falcons average 5.3 yards per play, which is 99th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 166 1st downs this season, ranking them 75th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Air Force has run for 2,046 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in college football. They've run 478 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 41 times for 374 yards so far this year, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. Isaiah Sanders has passed for 767 yards this year. He's completed 43 throws while attempting 71 passes for a completion percentage of 60.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 164.3. He averages 10.7 adjusted yards per throw and 10.8 yards per pass attempt.
Air Force is 62nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 214. They have given up a total of 2,930 yards on D, which is 51st in D-1. The Falcons are 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 150 throws on 242 attempts against the Air Force Falcons defense this season, ranking them 67th and 49th in the nation. The Air Force pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,063 yards in the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 258 attempts for 867 yards this season, putting them in 17th place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 53 penalties for 438 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Air Force is 94th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 107 punt return yards and average 11.9 yards per return, which is 36th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 176 yards on special teams, which puts them 115th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 22 yards per kick return and they are 100th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,430. The Air Force Falcons have tried 9 field goals this year and made 6, which is 93rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Air Force Falcons kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,352 yards on 35 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 113th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Black Knights have run for 2,519 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in college football. They've run 540 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Army Black Knights have been penalized on offense 39 times for 407 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 41st in the nation in points scored with 263. They have run 608 plays this season for 3,250 yards, which ranks them 126th in Division 1 in total offense. Army averages 5.3 yards per play, which is 100th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. Kelvin Hopkins Jr averages 11.4 yards per pass attempt and 11.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 34 passes on 64 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 170.6. He has thrown for 731 yards this season.
The Army Black Knights rush defense has allowed 195 attempts for 775 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in D-1 against the run. Army has committed 49 penalties for 371 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 165. They have surrendered a total of 2,582 yards on D, which is 22nd in the country. The Black Knights are ranked 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 135 passes on 225 attempts against the Army defense this season, placing them 36th and 32nd in Division 1. The Army Black Knights pass defense has also given up a total of 1,807 yards through the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Army Black Knights have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 6, which is 94th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Army kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 865 yards on 23 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 119th in Division 1 in punting average. Army is ranked 125th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 74 punt return yards and average 14.8 yards per return, which is 15th in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 56 yards on special teams, ranking 129th in kick return yardage. The Army Black Knights average 14 yards per kick return and they are 103rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,381.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Black Knights -7
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