Navy Midshipmen vs. Memphis Tigers

Navy and Memphis Open College Football Betting Weekend Thursday

Last year was an unusually bad one for the Navy Midshipmen.  Not only did they post a losing season and miss a bowl but were also pummeled by arch-rival Army.  Thus far in the new season, the Middies look to be back on track with two College Football Betting wins and covers.  In the same way, Memphis is off to an outstanding start to the 2019 season.  The Tigers are considered to be one of the most talented teams in the American Athletic Conference.  Memphis has shown great ability and balance with a complete look.

Navy Midshipmen vs. Memphis Tigers

Date and Time:Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
Location:Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Navy vs. Memphis TV Coverage:ESPN
NFL Betting Online Odds at SBG:
TeamSpreadTotalML
Navy+10½ (-110)55 (-110)+320
Memphis Tigers-10½ (-110)55(-110)-390
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Navy Midshipmen vs. Memphis Tigers Overview

Now Memphis has an online wagering record of 3-0 straight up, 2-1 vs. the spread, and 1-2 under.  The Tigers are coming off a 42-6 cover at South Alabama as 20.5-point road chalks.  Memphis ranks 26th in the nation for total offense and third in the nation for defense.  Specifically, the Tigers 15-10, week one win over Ole Miss garnered national attention. Along the same lines, Navy is 2-0 straight up and with the odds with two under.  The Midshipmen are coming off a 42-10 home payout over East Carolina.  Most important of all is that it was an American Athletic Conference win.  Navy has the top-ranked rushing offense in the country and ranks 16th for scoring.  Supplementing that is a defense ranked second for points allowed.

Key Midshipmen: QB Malcolm Perry (254 YDS, 69% COMP, 15.9 AVG, 2 TD, 243.2 RTG, 34 RSH, 184 YDS, 5.4 YPC, 5 TD), FB Nelson Smith (29 RSH, 148 YDS, 5.1 YPC, 3 TD), WR CJ Williams (12 RSH, 102 YDS, 8.5 YPC, 1 TD, 3 RSH, 117 YDS, 39.0 YPC, 2 TD)

Key Tigers: QB Brady White (718 YDS, 72.2% COMP, 10.0 AVG, 5 TD, 2 INT, 4 SACK, 173.3 RTG), RB Kenneth Gainwell (48 RSH, 307 YDS, 6.4 YPC, 3 TD, 12 REC, 88 YDS, 7.3 YPC, 1 TD), WR Damonte Coxie (15 REC, 237 YDS, 15.8 YPC, 0), PK Riley Patterson (12-13 XP, 4-4 FG)

Navy and Memphis Vs. The Line

The Midshipmen are:

  • 3-6 against the spread on the road
  • 3-5 under the total away from home
  • 4-0 on the board against Memphis
  • 0-2 under the total in their last 2 meetings with the Tigers
  • 2-4 with the odds on the road against the American Athletic Conference
  • 3-5 under the total at AAC teams

The Tigers are:

  • 10-3 against the spread at home
  • 8-4 over the total at the Liberty Bowl
  • 0-2 with the line at home against Navy with 1-1 on totals
  • 8-1 vs. the line when hosting American Athletic Conference teams
  • 2-5 under the total when hosting the AAC

Navy vs. Memphis College Football Betting Picks

In this situation, Memphis brings strong College Football Betting support from the public.  However, Navy has shown good value in their series with Memphis.  Look for the Midshipmen’s famed option offense to deliver the goods.

Navy vs. Memphis College Football Betting Prediction: Navy Midshipmen

Navy vs. Memphis College Football Betting Score Prediction: Navy 28, Memphis 31

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