Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Michie Stadium in West Point, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Black Knights (-7)
Michie Stadium is the location where the Army Black Knights (1-0) will try to beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (1-0) on Saturday. Army opens this contest as 7-point favorites. The total has been set at 53.5.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Hilltoppers faced the Tennessee Martin Skyhawks and notched a win by a score of 59-21. Adam Cofield was the leader on the ground for the Hilltoppers with 10 carries for 40 yards (4.0 yds per attempt). Bailey Zappe connected on 28/35 with 424 yds passing and 7 TDs. He had a QB rate of 242.0 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. On the ground, the Hilltoppers conceded 201 yards on 34 tries, which calculates to 5.9 yds per run allowed. Western Kentucky relinquished 20 pass completions on 43 attempts for 195 yards, and a completion rate of 46.5%. For the game, they had 61 plays which gave them a total of 587 yds. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers ended up rushing 25 times and accumulated 109 yards, which earned them an average of 4.4 yards per attempt.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have an average of 59.0 PPG. Offensively they average 109.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 92nd in the country. The Hilltoppers have earned 587 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Western Kentucky has earned 8 touchdowns via the pass and 0 rushing touchdowns. Western Kentucky has tallied 25 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 8 penalties for 69 yds.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Hilltoppers have given up 195 yards which ranks them 68th in college football. They have conceded 195.0 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 46.5%. In total, they have allowed 396.0 yards per contest ranking them 96th in the country. They are giving up an average of 5.9 yards per rush and 201.0 rushing yards per game on the season. For the season, they have allowed 201 yards via the ground game in 1 contest. The Hilltoppers sit in 82nd in D-1 in terms of team defense, conceding 21.0 points per contest.
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The Black Knights step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 for this season. In their last game, the Black Knights went home victorious with a score of 43-10 against the Georgia State Panthers. Christian Anderson carried the football 15 times for 55 yards, ending the contest with 3.7 yds per attempt for Army. Christian Anderson (1 TD) ended the game with 40 yds on 1/2 passing while his QB rate was 383.0. He didn't toss any interceptions and his Y/A was 20.0. Army conceded 28 running attempts for 48 yards (1.7 yds per rush). The Black Knights pass defense gave up a completion rate of 60.0%, relinquishing 129 yards on 12 out of 20 through the air. The Black Knights finished with 356 yards and they ran 71 plays (5.0 yards per play). Army ended up running for 3.9 yards per carry, totaling 258 yds on 67 carries.
The Army Black Knights maintain an average of 356.0 yards per contest, which ranks them 86th in D-1. The Army offense has totaled 20 penalty yards on 2 infractions, which is 121st in D-1 in terms of making mistakes. For the year to this point, the Black Knights have racked up 98 passing yards, which has them ranked 126th in college football. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Black Knights sit 24th in college football maintaining an average of 43.0 points per outing.
The Black Knights are relinquishing 10.0 PPG, which has them 33rd in the country. Army has conceded a total of 48 yards via the ground game. They have allowed 0 TDs through the air and 129.0 yards per game, which has them in 33rd in college football. The Black Knights defense has taken the field for 48 plays, which is good for 16th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Hilltoppers/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Black Knights -7
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