Army Black Knights vs Troy Trojans Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Army Black Knights vs Troy Trojans
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, AL
TV: NFL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Trojans (-8)
The Troy Trojans (7-2) will compete against the Army Black Knights (3-5) at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Army is 8-point dogs from oddsmakers. The total is 45.
The Army Black Knights step onto the field holding a record of 3-5 for this season. In their last contest, the Black Knights faced the Air Force Falcons and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 13-7. Jemel Jones went 4/14 with 67 yds through the air. He had a QB rate of 54.5 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Jemel Jones was the rushing leader for the Black Knights with 21 carries for 37 yds (1.8 yards per attempt). The Army Black Knights ran the ball 35 times and amassed 78 yds, which had them averaging 2.2 yards per tote. At the end of the game, they tallied 49 plays which converted into 145 yds. Army surrendered 6 pass completions on 13 tries for 98 yds, and a completion rate of 46.2%. In the running game, the Black Knights conceded 226 yds on 53 attempts, which averages out to 4.3 yds per run surrendered.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Army Black Knights have an average of 29.5 PPG. As a unit they maintain an average of 302.5 yards rushing which has them sitting 2nd in college football. The Black Knights have racked up 3,167 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Army has earned 5 touchdowns through the air and 26 touchdowns via the ground. Army has compiled 148 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 44 infractions for 367 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 11 different times.
The Black Knights are ranked 80th in Division 1 concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 27.4 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per rush on the ground and 214.1 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Overall, they have allowed 1,713 rushing yards through 8 outings. Regarding yards via the pass, the Black Knights are conceding 1,442 yds which puts them in 3rd in college football. They have relinquished 180.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.9%. For the season, they are giving up 394.4 yards per game putting them 83rd in the nation. They have relinquished 13 touchdowns via the pass as well as 15 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Trojans step onto the field holding a record of 7-2 for this year. When they last played, the Trojans took home the win by a final score of 23-17 against the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. Gunnar Watson (2 TDs) walked away from the game with 228 yds on 21/35 through the air while his quarterback rate was 127.9. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.5. Kimani Vidal carried the rock 21 times for 112 yards, ending the contest with 5.3 yds per carry for Troy. The Trojans finished the contest with 377 yds while they ran 71 plays (5.3 yds per play). Troy rushed for 4.1 yards per carry, finishing the game with 149 yds on 36 attempts. Troy allowed 44 rushing attempts for 208 yds (4.7 yards per rush). The Trojans pass defense conceded a completion rate of 44.8%, relinquishing 112 yards on 13 for 29 passing.
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Trojans are 106th in the nation averaging 22.6 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Trojans have compiled 2,555 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 283.9 passing yards per game, putting them at 25th in college football. The Troy Trojans average 382.1 yards/game, which is good for 80th in the nation. The Troy offense has racked up 433 penalty yards on 51 violations, which has them sitting 90th in college football in terms of making mistakes.
Troy has surrendered a total of 1,018 yards rushing (113.1 yards per game) and 10 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have allowed 9 touchdowns through the air in addition to 215.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 45th in the country. The Trojans defense has been on the field for 635 plays, which is good for 86th in college football. The Trojans are giving up 17.6 PPG, which has them 12th in the country. Overall, they have conceded 158 total points.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Black Knights +8
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