A clear difference can be seen with the Army since its epic overtime loss at Michigan. Unlike last year when the Black Knights rebounded after an overtime loss at Oklahoma 2019 has disappointed. As a consequence of this College Football betting decline, the Army will not be going to a bowl this postseason. By contrast, the Navy is enjoying tremendous resurgence after missing a bowl last year. The Midshipmen earned a tie for the American Athletic Conference West Division title. Both Army and Navy are known for their strong ground attacks with the option. America’s Game is on Saturday!
Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen
|Date and Time:||Saturday, December 14, 2019, 3 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Army vs. Navy TV Coverage:||CBS|
Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Overview
Navy has an online betting record of 9-2 straight up, 8-3 vs. the odds, and 7-4 over the total. Last time out the Midshipmen won at Houston 56-41 as 9-point chalks. Navy has national metrics of ninth for scoring offense and 47th for points allowed. Specifically, the Middies have the top-ranked rushing offense in the land.
By contrast, the Army is 5-7 both straight up and against the spread with 5-5-1 on totals. Hawaii ran Army off the field in a 52-31 home win on November 30. Army ranks a mediocre 60th for scoring offense and 33rd for points allowed.
Key Black Knights: QB Malcolm Perry (1027 YDS, 54.4% COMP, 13.0 AVG, 6 TD, 3 INT, 13 SACK, 181.1 RTG, 238 RSH, 1500 YDS, 6.3 AVG, 19 TD), RB Jamale Carothers (76 ATT, 637 YDS, 8.4 AVG, 13 TD), WR Mychal Cooper (15 REC, 355 YDS, 23.7 AVG, 2 TD), PK Bijan Nichols (55-56 XP, 9-12 FG, 82 PTS), LB Diego Fagot (85 TACKLES, 2.5 SACKS, 1 INT, 1 TD)
Key Midshipmen: QB Kelvin Hopkins (570 YDS, 42.7% COMP, 7.6 AVG, 4 TD, 5 INT, 4 SACKS, 110.8 RTG, 137 RSH, 706 YDS, 5.2 AVG, 7 TD), RB Connor Slomka (142 ATT, 637 YDS, 4.5 AVG, 8 TD), WR Camden Harrison (23 REC, 415 YDS, 18.0 AVG, 3 TD), PK David Cooper (23-24 XP, 3-4 FG, 32 PTS), LB Arik Smith (71 TACKLES, 2.5 SACKS)
Army and Navy Vs. The Line
The Black Knights are:
- 8-4 against the spread in their last 12 games as a dog
- 6-4 over the total when getting points
- 6-2 on the board head to head against Navy
- 0-13 under the total in their series with the Midshipmen
- 7-5 vs. the spread away from home
- 3-5 under the total away from home
The Midshipmen are:
- 4-2 against the spread in their last six away games
- 5-0 over the total away from home
- 7-1 vs. the odds as a favorite
- 4-5 under the total when laying points
Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen College Football Betting Picks
In this situation, a worn down and out Army team will rise to the occasion with its best effort of the season. As was previously noted the Black Knights have proven College Football Betting value against Navy. Expect a game that goes down to the wire.
Army vs. Navy College Football Betting Prediction: Army Black Knights
Army vs. Navy a College Football Betting Score Prediction: Army 20, Navy 17
— Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) December 5, 2019