Navy at Cincinnati College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The Navy Midshipmen head to Nippert Stadium to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 11.5 point favorites. The Midshipmen are 1-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Bearcats are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-0.
Valuable Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-6-1 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
10/28/18 K J.R. Osborn Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
10/28/18 T Jake Hawk Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
10/28/18 T Kendel Wright Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
10/28/18 LB Tyler Pistorio Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati U
10/01/18 LB Travis Kerchner Knee is out for season
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
10/03/18 OL Garrett Campbell Ankle is out indefinitely
10/03/18 RB Gerrid Doaks Groin is out indefinitely
08/20/18 TE Josh Whyle Collarbone is out 4-6 weeks
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Navy Midshipmen are 75th in the country in points scored with 226. They have run 560 plays this year for 3,058 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Midshipmen average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 155 1st downs this season, ranking them 94th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Navy has run for 2,458 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in college football. They've run 472 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 30 times for 244 yards so far this year, which has them 127th in the country in penalties. Garret Lewis has passed for 398 yards this year. He's completed 28 throws while attempting 61 passes for a completion percentage of 45.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 105. He averages 5.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.5 yards per pass attempt.
Navy is 109th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 284. They have given up a total of 3,526 yards on D, which is 97th in D-1. The Midshipmen are 121st in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 173 throws on 253 attempts against the Navy Midshipmen defense this season, ranking them 107th and 69th in the nation. The Navy pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,106 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 269 attempts for 1,420 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. The Midshipmen have had 27 penalties for 221 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Navy is 119th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 54 punt return yards and average 9 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 150 yards on special teams, which puts them 121st in kick return yardage. The Midshipmen average 13 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,263. The Navy Midshipmen have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 101st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Navy Midshipmen kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,466 yards on 36 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 85th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bearcats have run for 1,858 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in college football. They've run 378 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cincinnati Bearcats have been penalized on offense 67 times for 650 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the country in penalties. They are 36th in the nation in points scored with 273. They have run 610 plays this season for 3,595 yards, which ranks them 84th in Division 1 in total offense. Cincinnati averages 5.9 yards per play, which is 55th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Desmond Ridder averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 129 passes on 208 attempts for a completion percentage of 62%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.8. He has thrown for 1,525 yards this season.
The Cincinnati Bearcats rush defense has allowed 241 attempts for 799 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in D-1 against the run. Cincinnati has committed 52 penalties for 433 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 50th in college football. They are 8th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 126. They have surrendered a total of 2,290 yards on D, which is 10th in the country. The Bearcats are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 137 passes on 284 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, placing them 43rd and 107th in Division 1. The Cincinnati Bearcats pass defense has also given up a total of 1,491 yards through the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bearcats have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 5, which is 115th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Cincinnati kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,857 yards on 40 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 9th in Division 1 in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 23rd in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 111 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 94th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 330 yards on special teams, ranking 80th in kick return yardage. The Cincinnati Bearcats average 21 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,037.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Bearcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +11.5
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