Navy at Notre Dame College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish host the Navy Midshipmen at SDCCU Stadium on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 22 point favorites. The Fighting Irish have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread. The Midshipmen have an ATS record of 1-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0.
Valuable Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-6-0 against the spread
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
10/21/18 SB CJ Williams Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
10/21/18 SB Keoni-Kordell Mahekau Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
10/01/18 LB Travis Kerchner Knee is out for season
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
10/03/18 OL Alex Bars Knee is out for season
09/14/18 LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah Foot is out for season
09/02/18 DL Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa Foot is out indefinitely
08/30/18 CB Shaun Crawford Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Navy Midshipmen have run for 2,166 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in college football. They've run 424 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 26 times for 228 yards so far this season, which has them 127th in the country in penalties. They are 71st in the nation in points scored with 204. They have run 500 plays this season for 2,714 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Midshipmen average 5.4 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 142 1st downs this year, placing them 88th overall as an offensive unit. Garret Lewis averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 24 passes on 50 attempts for a completion percentage of 48%. His quarterback rating this year is 115.3. He has thrown for 346 yards this season.
The Midshipmen rush defense has allowed 226 attempts for 1,163 yards this year, putting them in 73rd place in D-1 against the run. Navy has committed 24 penalties for 181 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in college football. They are 103rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 240. They have surrendered a total of 2,939 yards on D, which is 86th in the country. The Midshipmen are ranked 114th in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 220 attempts against the Navy Midshipmen defense this season, placing them 93rd and 59th in Division 1. The Navy pass defense has also given up a total of 1,776 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Navy Midshipmen have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 86th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Navy Midshipmen kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,277 yards on 31 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 77th in Division 1 in punting average. Navy is ranked 115th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 54 punt return yards and average 9 yards per return, which is 61st in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 150 yards on special teams, ranking 116th in kick return yardage. The Midshipmen average 13 yards per kick return and they are 103rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,918.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fighting Irish are 48th in the country in points scored with 228. They have run 514 plays this year for 2,998 yards, which ranks them 57th in Division 1 in total offense. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 5.8 yards per play, which is 62nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 164 1st downs this season, ranking them 40th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Notre Dame has run for 1,258 yards as a unit, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 299 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. Notre Dame has been penalized on offense 31 times for 281 yards so far this year, which has them 120th in the country in penalties. Ian Book has passed for 1,151 yards this year. He's completed 103 throws while attempting 137 passes for a completion percentage of 75.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 167.9. He averages 9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Notre Dame is 23rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 131. They have given up a total of 2,386 yards on D, which is 28th in D-1. The Fighting Irish are 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 154 throws on 269 attempts against the Notre Dame defense this season, ranking them 103rd and 115th in the nation. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,503 yards in the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 255 attempts for 883 yards this season, putting them in 29th place in the country against the run. The Fighting Irish have had 39 penalties for 316 yards on defense this year. That places them 25th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Notre Dame is 58th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 103 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 183 yards on special teams, which puts them 110th in kick return yardage. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 23 yards per kick return and they are 73rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,284. The Fighting Irish have tried 12 field goals this year and made 9, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Notre Dame kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,343 yards on 29 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 9th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Fighting Irish college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +22
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