These are the college football betting lines for the 2016 Armed Forces Bowl between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the Navy Midshipmen on Friday, December 23rd, for the enlightenment of people betting on football games at SBG online sportsbook:
Louisiana Tech -5½ (-110) 67 (-110) -220
Navy +5½ (-110) 67 (-110) +180
The Bulldogs (8-5) lost 44-58 to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on December 3rd. Ryan Higgins finished 35 of 57 for 502 yards with three TD passes and one interception, and ran for -33 yards on nine carries. Boston Scott ran for 25 yards on six carries while Kam McKnight ran for one TD on one carry. Carlos Henderson had 202 yards and one TD on nine receptions while McKnight had 57 yards and one TD on two receptions. Jonathan Barnes kicked 3 of 3. Brandon Durman had eight tackles (five solo). L’Jarius Sneed returned one interception 48 yards for a TD. The Bulldogs have lost two College Football Betting Lines games in a row.
La. Tech averages 516.3 total yards (359.8 passing and 156.5 rushing) and allows 418.0 total yards (283.6 passing and 134.4 rushing) per game. Higgins is 300 of 456 (65.8%) for 4208 yards with 37 TDs and eight picks, and has run for 284 yards and three TDs on 80 carries. Jarred Craft has run for 1011 yards and nine TDs on 174 carries and has 339 yards and four TDs on 41 catches. Trent Taylor has 1570 yards on 124 catches while Henderson has 17 TDs on 72 catches. Jordan Harris has 94 combined tackles (53 solo and 41 assisted). Jaylon Ferguson has 14½ sacks. Xavier Woods has intercepted five passes.
Trends for Bulldogs fans betting on football games: 6-2 against the spread in the last eight games, and 7-2 straight-up in the last nine games. The total has gone over in seven of Louisiana Tech’s last eight games.
Navy (9-4) lost 17-21 to Army on December 10th. Zach Abey threw 6 of 10 for 89 yards with two interceptions, and ran for 22 yards on three carries. Shawn White ran for 73 yards and two TDs on 19 carries. Jamir Tillman had 33 yards on three carries while Brandon ‘Semi’ Colon had 29 yards on one carry. Bennett Moehring kicked 1 of 1. Sean Williams had 14 tackles (eight solo) and one interception, and Taylor Heflin had 12 tackles.
Navy averages 436.7 total yards (125.8 passing and 310.9 rushing) and allows 429.2 total yards (242.2 passing and 187.0 rushing) per game. Abey is 13 of 23 (56.5%) for 193 yards with four picks and has run for 270 yards and four TDs on 45 carries. Chris High has run for 500 yards on 78 carries while White has seven TDs on 77 carries. Tillman has 615 yards and two TDs on 38 catches. Micah Thomas has 98 combined tackles (58 solo and 40 assisted) D.J. Palmore has five sacks.
Trends for Navy fans betting on football games: 16-5 straight-up in the last 21 games. The total has gone over in six of Navy’s last nine games.