College Football Preview: Air Force vs. Army

Army-Air Force game preview

Army faces Air Force on Saturday in Arlington, Texas. AcademyWars.com previews this college football game and predicts the final score.

By AcademyWars Football

Team Schedules/Results

Army

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 at Coastal Carolina 7:00 PM ET ESP+ L 28-38
9/10 vs. UTSA 12:00 PM ET CBSS L 38-41
9/17 vs. Villanova 12:00 PM ET CBSS W 49-10
10/1 vs. Georgia State 12:00 PM ET CBSS L 14-31
10/8 at Wake Forest 7:30 PM ET CHSS L 10-45
10/15 vs. Colgate 12:00 PM ET CBSS W 42-17
10/22 vs. Louisiana-Monroe 12:00 PM ET CBSS W 48-24
11/5 vs. Air Force* 11:30 AM ET CBS/PAR+
11/12 at Troy 3:30 PM ET NFLN
11/19 vs. Connecticut 12:00 PM ET CBSS
11/26 at Massachusetts 12:00 PM ET
12/10 vs. Navy* 3:00 PM ET CBS/PAR+

Air Force

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. UNI 1:00 PM ET ALTN W 48-17
9/10 vs. Colorado 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+ W 41-10
9/16 at Wyoming 8:00 PM ET CBSS L 14-17
9/23 vs. Nevada 8:00 PM ET FS1 W 48-20
10/1 vs. Navy 12:00 PM ET CBS/PAR+ W 13-10
10/8 at Utah State 7:00 PM ET FS1 L 27-34
10/15 at UNLV 10:30 PM ET CBSS W 42-7
10/22 vs. Boise State 7:00 PM ET CBSS L 14-19
11/5 vs. Army West Point* 11:30 AM ET CBS/PAR+
11/12 vs. New Mexico 3:30 PM ET CBSS
11/19 vs. Colorado State TBA
11/26 at San Diego State 9:00 PM ET CBSS

College Football Ratings

Rating Army Air Force
ESPN FPI 87 61
Sagarin 104 52
Massey Composite 98 67
PiRate Ratings 83 59

Key Stats

Stat Air Force Army
Total Offense 419.1 431.7
Rushing Offense 336.8 334.6
Passing Offense 82.4 97.1
Team Passing Eff. 168.6 155.0
Scoring Offense 30.9 32.7
Total Defense 291.1 404.4
Rushing Defense 126.4 212.4
Pass Yards Allowed 164.8 192.0
Team Pass Eff. Def. 128.4 149.3
Scoring Defense 16.8 29.4
Turnover Margin 0.25 -0.43
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.480 0.489
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.769 0.550
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.349 0.456
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.429 0.471
Red Zone Offense 0.889 0.846
Red Zone Defense 0.750 0.806
Net Punting 37.9 34.9
Punt Returns 0.0 9.3
Kickoff Returns 21.5 18.5
First Downs Offense 168 140
First Downs Defense 118.0 158
Penalties/Game 3.8 5.7
Penalty Yards/Game 28.9 49.6

Injuries

Army

[RB] Tyrell Robinson (Undisclosed)-Questionable

Air Force

[LB] Alec Mock (Hand)-Questionable
[WR] Cade Harris (Undisclosed)-Questionable
[WR] Dane Kinamon (Undisclosed)-Out

Source: statfox.com

Comments

Air Force is clearly the best Service Academy team in 2022. This will be a hard battle because both teams are familiar with each other’s offenses, but I think the Falcons will prevail.

AcademyWars.com Prediction

Air Force 35, Army 27

Saturday’s game kicks off at 11:30 ET. You can watch this college football game on the CBS Network.