Connecticut Huskies vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 9/18/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Connecticut Huskies vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Michie Stadium in West Point, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Black Knights (-31.5)
The Connecticut Huskies (0-3) are on their way to Michie Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Army Black Knights (2-0). Army opens as 31.5-point favorites. The betting total comes in at 51.
The Connecticut Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 0-3 this season. In their last contest, the Huskies took the field against the Purdue Boilermakers and took a loss by a final of 49-0. Steven Krajewski went 14/25 with 99 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 81.3 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Steven Krajewski was the leader on the ground for the Huskies with 11 attempts for 42 yds (3.8 yards per carry). The Connecticut Huskies ended up running the ball 34 times and accumulated 124 yds, which had them averaging 3.6 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 59 plays which converted into 223 yds. Connecticut relinquished 30 completions on 36 attempts for 375 yards, and a completion rate of 83.3%. Against the run, the Huskies gave up 188 yds on 41 tries, which is an average of 4.6 yds per run surrendered.
When it comes to scoring, the Connecticut Huskies have an average of 9.3 points per game. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 82.7 yards on the ground which has them sitting 104th in the nation. The Huskies have racked up 593 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Connecticut has compiled 3 passing touchdowns and 1 FALSE. Connecticut has earned 38 1st downs, and they have committed 16 penalties for 91 yds.
In terms of passing yardage, the Huskies have given up 894 yards which ranks them 141st in college football. They have given up 298.0 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 72.5%. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 490.0 yards/outing which ranks them 137th in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per tote and 192.0 rushing yards per game this year. For the year, they have allowed 576 rushing yards through 3 contests. The Huskies are ranked 138th in the nation concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 44.0 points per game.
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The Black Knights step onto the field holding a record of 2-0 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Black Knights walked away with a victory by a final of 38-35 when they played the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Christian Anderson (1 TD) walked away from the game with 77 yards on 5/6 through the air while his quarterback rate was 246.1. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 12.8. Christian Anderson ran the ball 22 times for 119 yds, finishing the game with 5.4 yards per carry for Army. Army ended up running for 5.2 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 341 yards on 66 carries. The Black Knights ended up finishing with 418 yards while they ran 72 plays (5.8 yards per play). The Black Knights secondary allowed a completion percentage of 70.0%, relinquishing 435 yards on 28 out of 40 through the air. Army allowed 19 run attempts for 42 yards (2.2 yds per carry).
The Army Black Knights maintain an average of 387.0 yards per game, which ranks them 55th in the nation. The Army offense has totaled 60 yards of penalties on 7 infractions, which ranks them 103rd in the nation in terms of hurting your team. For the season thus far, the Black Knights currently have a total of 175 yards through the air as well as an average of 87.5 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 124th in D-1. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Black Knights currently rank 25th in Division 1 by tallying 40.5 points per game.
The Black Knights are relinquishing 22.5 points per game, ranking them 80th in the nation. Army has allowed the opposition a total of 90 yards on the ground (45.0 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns rushing this season. This year, they have allowed 45 points. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns through the air as well as 282.0 yards/outing, which has them sitting 133rd in the country. The Black Knights defense has been on the field for 107 plays, which ranks them 44th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies +31.5
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