Navy Midshipmen vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Prediction, 10/29/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Navy Midshipmen vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Location: Skelly Field in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Hurricane (-9.5)
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-4) will try to defeat the Navy Midshipmen (1-6) at Skelly Field on Friday. Navy opens this contest as 9.5-point dogs. The over/under comes in at 48.5.
The Navy Midshipmen come into this game with a record of 1-6 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Midshipmen faced off with the Cincinnati Bearcats and went home with a loss by a final score of 27-20. Tai Lavatai went 11/15 with 116 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 125.0 and ended the game with 1 pick. Isaac Ruoss was the best rusher for the Midshipmen with 19 attempts for 80 yds (4.2 yards per attempt). The Navy Midshipmen ran the football 67 times and amassed 192 yards, which is an average of 2.9 yards per attempt. In the game, they tallied 82 plays which gave them a total of 308 yards. Navy surrendered 18 pass completions on 30 tries for 176 yds, and a completion rate of 60.0%. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Midshipmen gave up 96 yards on 20 attempts, which calculates to 4.8 yds per run allowed.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Navy Midshipmen are averaging 17.9 points per contest. Offensively they average 212.9 yards rushing ranking them 23rd in D-1. The Midshipmen have racked up 1,962 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Navy has compiled 2 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. Navy has accumulated 124 first downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 30 penalties for 247 yds. They have surrendered the ball 7 times.
The Midshipmen sit in 119th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 31.9 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per running attempt and 132.6 rushing yards per contest this year. During this campaign, they have given up 928 rushing yards through 7 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Midshipmen have given up 1,562 yds which ranks them 63rd in D-1. They have yielded 223.1 yards per outing through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.8%. During the season, they are surrendering 355.7 yards/game ranking them 62nd in the nation. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns by air as well as 18 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Golden Hurricane step onto the field holding a record of 3-4 for this year. When they last played, the Golden Hurricane went home victorious with a score of 32-31 when they faced the USF Bulls. Shamari Brooks carried the rock 23 times for 145 yards, finishing the contest with 6.3 yds per carry for Tulsa. Davis Brin (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 266 yds on 22/39 through the air while his QB rating was 120.4. He threw 2 picks and his Y/A was 6.8. Tulsa conceded 31 run attempts for 113 yds (3.6 yds per rush). The Golden Hurricane pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 42.3%, surrendering 155 yards on 11 for 26 through the air. The Golden Hurricane finished the contest with a total of 535 yds while they ran 88 plays (6.1 yds per play). Tulsa rushed for 5.5 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 269 yds on 49 carries.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Golden Hurricane rank 88th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 25.4 points per game. For the year so far, the Golden Hurricane have thrown for 1,914 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 273.4 passing yards per game, ranking them 28th in the country. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane maintain an average of 457.0 yards per game, ranking them 22nd in Division 1. The Tulsa offense has 576 yards of penalties on 60 infractions, which has them sitting 12th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Golden Hurricane are giving up 32.4 points per contest, which has them sitting 122nd in Division 1. Tulsa has surrendered a total of 997 yards rushing (142.4 yards per outing) and 11 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 227 points. They have yielded 10 touchdowns from the passing game and 267.0 yards/contest, which has them sitting 123rd in the country. The Golden Hurricane defense has participated in 498 plays, which ranks 80th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +9.5
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