It’s Rip Miller Time! Notre Dame versus Navy Midshipmen

October 7th, 2019 NCAA College Football Betting

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be the favorites of fans betting on college football to win the Rip Miller Trophy against the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday, November 5th at EverBank Field. The NCAA football betting odds are as follows:

Navy             +7 (-115) 64½ (-110) +230 
Notre Dame    -7 (-105) 64½ (-110) -270

The Midshipmen were outrun by the South Florida Bulls, to whom they lost 45-52 last week. Navy QB Will Worth completed a season-best 15 passes for 299 yards and one TD pass to running back Daryl Bonner, and ran for 129 yards on 28 carries for four touchdowns, but he also threw an interception. Navy was outgained by a 629-616 margin and allowed the South Florida to gain 412 yards on the ground.

The Fighting Irish snapped a three-home game losing streak with a 30-27 win over the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday. Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer finished 25 of 38 for 263 yards with two TDs. Josh Adams ran for 94 yards on 12 carries for a score. The defense had only six sacks in seven games, but sacked Miami QB Brad Kayaa five times on Saturday. Notre Dame was ahead 17-0 in the first quarter and 20-0 in the second, but the Hurricanes special teams help tie the game with two minutes to go. Kizer recovered a fumble near the Miami goal line, allowing the Irish to retain the ball, and set up a 23-yard field goal by Justin Yoon for the win.

The betting on college football portion of the tour starts here. Navy is averaging 35.4 points and 444.0 yards per game (147.4 in passing, 296.6 in rushing). The Midshipmen 5th ranked rushing attack has been led by Worth, running back Chris High, Dishan Romine, Toneo Gulley, and Shawn White. Worth has completed 59.8 percent of his passes for six scores and three interceptions, and 141.0 passing yards per game. Jamir Tillman, Calvin Cass, and Darryl Bonner are the leading receivers. Navy is yielding 28.9 points and 436.1 yards per game (250.4 in passing, 185.7 in rushing). The Midshipmen have forced nine TOS and have an overall turnover margin of +1. Navy is 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall,  and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games after an SU loss.

Interested in betting on college football? Notre Dame is averaging 30.3 points and 413.5 yards per game (263.8 in passing, 149.8 in rushing). Kizer who has completed 59.3 percent of his passes for 16 scores and seven picks, averaging 254.8 passing yards per game. Additionally, Kizer has seven rushing touchdowns and is the team’s second leading rusher with 39.5 yards per game. Equanimeous St. Brown, Torii Hunter Jr., Kevin Stepherson, and C.J. Sanders are the Fighting Irish leading receivers. Notre Dame is giving up 27.6 points and 388.1 yards per game (228.0 in passing, 160.1 in rushing). The Irish has committed 15 TOs and have an overall turnover margin of -5. The last time these teams met was at Chicago’s Soldier Field in 2012.

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