College Football Preview: Army vs. Navy

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Rivals Army and Navy meet on Saturday in Philadelphia. 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+ L 7-13
11/12 at Troy 3:30 PM ET NFLN L 9-10
11/19 vs. Connecticut 12:00 PM ET CBSS W 34-17
11/26 at Massachusetts 12:00 PM ET ESP+ W 44-7
12/10 vs. Navy 3:00 PM ET CBS

Navy

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. Delaware 12:00 PM ET CBSS L 7-14
9/10 vs. Memphis 3:30 PM ET CBSS L 13-37
9/24 at East Carolina 6:00 PM ET ESP+ W 23-20
10/1 at Air Force 12:00 PM ET CBS/PAR+ L 10-13
10/8 vs. Tulsa 3:30 PM ET CBSS W 51-21
10/14 at SMU 7:30 PM ET ESPN L 34-40
10/22 vs. Houston 12:00 PM ET ESPNU L 20-38
10/29 vs. Temple 3:30 PM ET CBSS W 27-20
11/5 at Cincinnati 4:00 PM ET ESPNU L 10-20
11/12 vs. Notre Dame 12:00 PM ET ABC L 32-35
11/19 at UCF 11:00 AM ET ESPN2 W 17-14
12/10 vs. Army West Point 3:00 PM ET CBS

College Football Ratings

Rating Army Navy
ESPN FPI 76 78
Sagarin 80 76
Massey Composite 89 82
PiRate Ratings 74 79

Key Stats

Stat Army Navy
Scoring Offense 29.4 22.4
Scoring Defense 23.0 24.7
Total Offense 385.5 330.7
Rushing Offense 304.4 239.5
Passing Offense 81.1 91.2
Team Passing Efficiency 134.2 124.3
Total Defense 365.8 355.9
Rushing Defense 193.5 85.6
Passing Yards Allowed 172.3 270.3
Team Passing Efficiency Defense 129.7 159.0
Turnover Margin 0.27 0.36
3rd Down Conversion Pct 0.458 0.391
4th Down Conversion Pct 0.536 0.595
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense 0.408 0.372
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense 0.450 0.588
Red Zone Offense 0.868 0.844
Red Zone Defense 0.786 0.882
Net Punting 34.6 41.0
Punt Returns 9.3 9.0
Kickoff Returns 17.6 19.4
First Downs Offense 202 200
First Downs Defense 221 177
Penalties Per Game 4.7 3.5
Penalty Yards Per Game 37.9 28.3

Injuries

Army

[RB] Tyrell Robinson (Undisclosed) – Out

Navy

[QB] Tai Lavatai (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Comments

These two teams are about even. Both have several very close losses. Both lost close defensive battles against Air Force. This may come down to whoever has the last possession of the game.

AcademyWars.com Prediction

Army 14, Navy 13

Saturday’s game kicks off at 3:00 pm ET. You can watch this college football game on the CBS Network.

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