Navy at Air Force College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Navy Midshipmen travel to Falcon Stadium to take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Navy as 3 point favorites. The Midshipmen have an ATS record of 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
09/30/18 K J.R. Osborn Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
09/30/18 CB Marcus Wiggins Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
09/30/18 LB Tyler Pistorio Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Navy Midshipmen are 61st in Division 1 in points scored with 144. They have run 299 plays this season for 1,730 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Midshipmen average 5.8 yards per play, which is 68th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 88 1st downs this year, placing them 99th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Navy has run for 1,423 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in the country. They've run 262 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 13 times for 116 yards so far this season, which has them 127th in the nation in penalties. Malcolm Perry has thrown for 106 yards this season. He has completed 5 passes on 16 attempts for a completion percentage of 31.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 95. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 5.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Navy is 83rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 132. They have surrendered a total of 1,564 yards on D, which is 44th in Division 1. The Midshipmen are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 92 passes on 139 attempts against the Navy Midshipmen defense this season, placing them 79th and 54th in the country. The Navy pass defense has also given up a total of 921 yards through the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 112 attempts for 643 yards this year, putting them in 53rd place in D-1 against the run. The Midshipmen have committed 11 penalties for 66 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Navy is ranked 101st in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 34 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 72nd in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 73 yards on special teams, ranking 119th in kick return yardage. The Midshipmen average 10 yards per kick return and they are 104th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,837. The Navy Midshipmen have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 77th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Navy Midshipmen kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 679 yards on 17 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 94th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 1,019 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the nation. They've run 270 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 20 times for 185 yards so far this year, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. They are 85th in Division 1 in points scored with 122. They have run 331 plays this year for 1,456 yards, which ranks them 126th in the nation in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 4.4 yards per play, which is 123rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 85 1st downs this season, ranking them 104th overall as an offensive unit. Donald Hammond III has completed 6 throws while attempting 15 passes for a completion percentage of 40%. He has passed for 71 yards this year. He averages 6.1 adjusted yards per throw and 4.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 101.8.
The Air Force Falcons rush defense has given up 117 attempts for 394 yards this season, putting them in 8th place in the country against the run. They have had 34 penalties for 288 yards on defense this year. That places them 83rd in Division 1. Air Force is 49th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 103. They have given up a total of 1,525 yards on D, which is 39th in the nation. The Falcons are 97th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 90 throws on 131 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 45th in the country. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,131 yards in the air, which is 82nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Air Force Falcons have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 90th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Air Force kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 755 yards on 18 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 58th in the NCAA in punting average. Air Force is 91st in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 41 punt return yards and average 8.2 yards per return, which is 76th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 79 yards on special teams, which puts them 117th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 16 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,576.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Midshipmen -3
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