Navy at SMU College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
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The SMU Mustangs host the Navy Midshipmen at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Navy as 12.5 point favorites. The Mustangs have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread. The Midshipmen have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0.
Valuable Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Navy Midshipmen are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The SMU Mustangs are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Navy Midshipmen Injuries
09/16/18 LB Griffin Baumoel Knee is questionable Saturday vs SMU
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
09/05/18 DL Tyeson Neals Knee is OUT 2-4 weeks
08/12/18 OL Levon Livingston Back is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Navy Midshipmen have run for 1,074 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in college football. They've run 184 times, averaging 5.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Midshipmen have been penalized on offense 11 times for 91 yards so far this season, which has them 112th in the country in penalties. They are 36th in the nation in points scored with 114. They have run 217 plays this season for 1,356 yards, which ranks them 127th in Division 1 in total offense. The Midshipmen average 6.2 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this year, placing them 55th overall as an offensive unit. Malcolm Perry averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 5 passes on 15 attempts for a completion percentage of 33.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 101.4. He has thrown for 106 yards this season.
The Midshipmen rush defense has allowed 75 attempts for 485 yards this year, putting them in 81st place in D-1 against the run. Navy has committed 8 penalties for 50 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in college football. They are 104th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 101. They have surrendered a total of 1,240 yards on D, which is 94th in the country. The Midshipmen are ranked 117th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 68 passes on 107 attempts against the Navy Midshipmen defense this season, placing them 112th and 104th in Division 1. The Navy pass defense has also given up a total of 755 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mustangs are 115th in the country in points scored with 55. They have run 180 plays this year for 817 yards, which ranks them 91st in Division 1 in total offense. The SMU Mustangs average 4.5 yards per play, which is 121st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 39 1st downs this season, ranking them 126th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground SMU has run for 245 yards as a unit, which ranks 123rd in college football. They've run 83 times, averaging 3 yards per rush as a unit. SMU has been penalized on offense 18 times for 168 yards so far this year, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. Ben Hicks has passed for 476 yards this year. He's completed 37 throws while attempting 78 passes for a completion percentage of 47.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 106.3. He averages 5.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.1 yards per pass attempt.
SMU is 123rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 133. They have given up a total of 1,356 yards on D, which is 103rd in D-1. The Mustangs are 104th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 70 throws on 97 attempts against the SMU defense this season, ranking them 116th and 81st in the nation. The SMU Mustangs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 844 yards in the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 126 attempts for 512 yards this season, putting them in 86th place in the country against the run. The Mustangs have had 22 penalties for 212 yards on defense this year. That places them 101st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Mustangs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Midshipmen -12.5
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