Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 10/23/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Michie Stadium in West Point, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Black Knights (+4)
Michie Stadium is the location where the Army Black Knights (4-2) will take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-0) on Saturday. Wake Forest opens this matchup as 4-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 52.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons head into this game 6-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Demon Deacons took on the Syracuse Orange and earned the victory with a final of 40-37. Sam Hartman connected on 19/32 with 330 yards passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 170.7 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Christian Beal led the offense in rushing for the Demon Deacons with 17 totes for 63 yds (3.7 yds per carry). When all was said and done, they tallied 69 plays which converted into 426 yds. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons ended up running the ball 37 different times and amassed 96 yards, which earned them an average of 2.6 yards per tote. In the running game, the Demon Deacons conceded 354 yards on 58 tries, which is an average of 6.1 yards per run allowed. Wake Forest relinquished 15 completions on 27 tries for 160 yds, and a completion percentage of 55.6%.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons hold an average of 38.7 points per game. As a team they're averaging 171.0 yards in the run game which ranks them 57th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons have racked up 2,649 total yards for the season. In terms of notching touchdowns, Wake Forest has totaled 14 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. Wake Forest has accumulated 140 first downs as a team, and they have committed 29 penalties for 258 yards. They have surrendered the football 6 different times.
The Demon Deacons sit in 56th in college football when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 21.3 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per tote and 173.8 rushing yards per contest so far this year. In total, they have allowed 1,043 running yards through 6 games. Regarding passing yardage, the Demon Deacons are conceding 1,424 yds which ranks them 74th in D-1. They are giving up 237.3 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 58.8%. In total, they have surrendered 411.2 yards/game ranking them 105th in the country. They have surrendered 11 touchdowns by air and 5 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Black Knights head into this matchup 4-2 for this season. In their last game, the Black Knights took a defeat with a final score of 20-14 when they faced the Wisconsin Badgers. Jabari Laws ended the game with 87 yards on 5/6 through the air while his QB rating was 205.1. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 14.5. Tyhier Tyler carried the ball 17 times for 90 yards, finishing the contest with 5.3 yds per attempt for Army. Army rushed the ball for 3.6 yds per carry, totaling 179 yds on 50 carries. The Black Knights finished the game with a total of 266 yards while running 56 plays (4.8 yards per play). The Black Knights pass defense conceded a completion rate of 53.3%, relinquishing 112 yds on 8 for 15 through the air. Army surrendered 43 running attempts for 198 yds (4.6 yds per rush).
The Army Black Knights maintain an average of 367.5 yards/contest, which has them ranked 89th in college football. The Army offense has totaled 221 yds of penalties on 21 infractions, which is 130th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season so far, the Black Knights have thrown for a total of 435 passing yards along with holding an average of 72.5 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 129th in the nation. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Black Knights rank 49th in the nation with an average of 31.0 points per outing.
Army has conceded a total of 468 yards rushing (78.0 yards/game) and 9 touchdowns on the ground on the year. They have allowed the opposition 6 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 203.7 yards per contest, which has them in 51st in college football. The Black Knights defense has been on the field for 311 plays, which ranks 13th in D-1. The Black Knights are allowing 20.7 points per game, ranking them 52nd in the nation. This year, they have relinquished 124 pts.
Who will win tonight's Demon Deacons/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Black Knights +4
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