Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Navy Midshipmen Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Navy Midshipmen
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Midshipmen (+17.5)
The Navy Midshipmen (3-6) will compete against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-3) at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday. Notre Dame opens as 17.5-point favorites. The total is 43.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head into this game 6-3 for this year. In their last matchup, the Fighting Irish stepped onto the field against the Clemson Tigers and notched a win by a score of 35-14. Drew Pyne connected on 9/17 with 85 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 114.4 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Logan Diggs led the offense in rushing for the Fighting Irish with 17 carries for 114 yds (6.7 yards per attempt). At the end of the game, they ran 64 plays which gave them a total of 348 yds. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish ended up rushing 47 times and accounted for 263 yards, earning them an average of 5.6 yds per attempt. Against the rush, the Fighting Irish conceded 90 yards on 25 attempts, which is 3.6 yds per rush allowed. Notre Dame conceded 27 completions on 40 tries for a total of 191 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.5%.
The Fighting Irish have tallied 3,412 yards in total this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Notre Dame has earned 14 touchdowns through the air and 16 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 11 times. Notre Dame has accrued 195 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 42 infractions for 394 yards. As a team they maintain an average of 195.1 yards in the run game ranking them 28th in college football. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hold an average of 29.1 points per game.
The Fighting Irish are sitting in 27th in the nation concerning team defense, giving up 21.2 PPG. They are giving up 3.8 yards per rush on the ground and 125.2 rushing yards per contest so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 1,127 rushing yards through 9 outings. Concerning yards through the air, the Fighting Irish are giving up 1,830 yds which has them ranked 33rd in D-1. They have given up 203.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 58.3%. In total, they have allowed 328.6 yards per game ranking them 27th in Division 1. They have yielded 14 touchdowns by air as well as 10 touchdowns via the ground game.
Get all of our College Football Picks Against the Spread
The Midshipmen come into this game with a record of 3-6 for this season. When they last played, the Midshipmen took a loss by a score of 20-10 against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Xavier Arline carried the rock 12 times for 87 yds, ending the game with 7.3 yds per attempt for Navy. Maasai Maynor walked away from the game with 81 yds on 3/5 passing while his QB rating was 196.1. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his Y/A was 16.2. Navy gave up 20 rush attempts for 55 yds (2.8 yards per carry). The Midshipmen pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 71.4%, surrendering 299 yds on 25 for 35 through the air. The Midshipmen finished with 260 yards while running 59 plays (4.4 yards per play). Navy ran the ball for 3.3 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 176 yards on 53 carries.
The Navy Midshipmen average 336.3 yards per contest, which is good for 108th in the nation. The Navy offense has 256 yds of penalties on 30 infractions, which ranks them 131st in the nation in terms of making mistakes. During the season thus far, the Midshipmen currently sit at 895 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 99.4 passing yards per game, putting them at 129th in D-1. Concerning how much they score, the Midshipmen are sitting 108th in the country holding an average of 21.9 points per outing.
Navy has surrendered a total of 792 yards rushing (88.0 yards/game) as well as 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the campaign. They have allowed 20 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 275.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 114th in the country. The Midshipmen defense has participated in 531 plays, which has them ranked 9th in D-1. The Midshipmen are surrendering 24.8 points per contest, which has them 55th in the country. This season, they have given up 223 pts.
Who will win tonight's Fighting Irish/Midshipmen college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +17.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks