Army at Buffalo College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The Buffalo Bulls host the Army Black Knights at UB Stadium on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 6.5 point favorites. The Bulls have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread. The Black Knights have an ATS record of 2-1-1 while their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 2-1-1 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
08/04/18 DL Amadeo West Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
09/23/18 WR Anthony Johnson Undisclosed is probable Saturday vs Army
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Army Black Knights have run for 1,259 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in college football. They've run 265 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Black Knights have been penalized on offense 25 times for 289 yards so far this season, which has them 58th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in the nation in points scored with 101. They have run 313 plays this season for 1,719 yards, which ranks them 124th in Division 1 in total offense. The Black Knights average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 90 1st downs this year, placing them 40th overall as an offensive unit. Kelvin Hopkins Jr. averages 10 yards per pass attempt and 8.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 21 passes on 46 attempts for a completion percentage of 45.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 135.3. He has thrown for 460 yards this season.
The Black Knights rush defense has allowed 96 attempts for 525 yards this year, putting them in 53rd place in D-1 against the run. Army has committed 19 penalties for 107 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in college football. They are 70th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 97. They have surrendered a total of 1,515 yards on D, which is 82nd in the country. The Black Knights are ranked 125th in yards per play allowed with 7.7. Opposing offenses have completed 63 passes on 101 attempts against the Army Black Knights defense this season, placing them 44th and 30th in Division 1. The Army pass defense has also given up a total of 990 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulls are 24th in the country in points scored with 161. They have run 283 plays this year for 1,715 yards, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Buffalo Bulls average 6.1 yards per play, which is 52nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 86 1st downs this season, ranking them 56th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 652 yards as a unit, which ranks 75th in college football. They've run 155 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. Buffalo has been penalized on offense 19 times for 143 yards so far this year, which has them 94th in the country in penalties. Tyree Jackson has passed for 1,052 yards this year. He's completed 78 throws while attempting 126 passes for a completion percentage of 61.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 166.6. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.3 yards per pass attempt.
Buffalo is 46th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 80. They have given up a total of 1,404 yards on D, which is 64th in D-1. The Bulls are 31st in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 68 throws on 131 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, ranking them 57th and 88th in the nation. The Buffalo Bulls pass defense has also surrendered a total of 832 yards in the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 164 attempts for 572 yards this season, putting them in 68th place in the country against the run. The Bulls have had 32 penalties for 335 yards on defense this year. That places them 123rd in college football.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Black Knights +6.5
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