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    Rashee Rice will lead the SMU Mustangs (2-3) into their battle versus the Navy Midshipmen (2-3) at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on Friday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Mustangs are expected to win by at least two scores (currently -12.5) versus the Midshipmen. The over/under for this game is 57.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for SMU vs. Navy

    • Game Day: Friday, October 14, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: University Park, Texas
    • Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium
    Mustangs vs Midshipmen Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Mustangs -12.5 -112 -110 57.5 -112 -110 -497 +369

    SMU Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Navy has compiled a 3-2-0 record against the spread.
    • In games it has played as at least 12.5-point underdogs this year, Navy is 2-0 against the spread.
    • Out of Navy’s five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    SMU Stats & Insights

    • SMU owns the 104th-ranked defense this year (416.8 yards allowed per game), and has been better offensively, ranking 10th-best with a tally of 500.2 yards per game.
    • SMU is putting up 34.6 points per game on offense (36th in the FBS), and ranks 84th on the other side of the ball with 28.6 points allowed per game.
    • SMU ranks 82nd in pass defense this season (240.4 passing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 355 passing yards per game.
    • SMU is compiling 145.2 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 79th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 104th, allowing 176.4 rushing yards per contest.
    • SMU ranks 31st in third-down efficiency (46.3%) on offense and 30th in third-down conversion rate allowed (31.5%) on defense this season.
    • SMU ranks 100th in college football with a -5 turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (75th in the FBS) while committing 12 (112th in the FBS).

    SMU’s Best Players

    • Tanner Mordecai has 1,680 pass yards for SMU, completing 59.2% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdowns and six interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Velton Gardner, has carried the ball 37 times for 230 yards (46 per game), scoring one time.
    • Tre Siggers has been handed the ball 60 times this year and racked up 229 yards (45.8 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Rice’s 687 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 75 times and has totaled 46 receptions and four touchdowns.
    • Jake Bailey has hauled in 12 receptions totaling 205 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Kelvontay Dixon has a total of 155 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 13 throws and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Nelson Paul paces the team with three sacks, and also has two TFL and 23 tackles.
    • Jimmy Phillips Jr., SMU’s tackle leader, has 26 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Shanon Reid has a team-high one interception to go along with 13 tackles, three TFL, and one pass defended.

    Navy Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Navy has put together a 3-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Navy is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 12.5 points or more this year.
    • Two of Navy’s five games with a set total have hit the over (40%).

    Navy Stats & Insights

    • In terms of total yards, Navy ranks 105th in the FBS (341.8 total yards per game) and 45th on defense (348.6 total yards allowed per game).
    • Navy’s offense has been bottom-25 this season, registering 21.2 points per game, which ranks 22nd-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 36th with 21 points allowed per contest.
    • Navy’s passing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 110 passing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 103rd with 262.2 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, Navy has been productive on both offense and defense this season, ranking 11th-best in rushing yards per game (231.8) and 10th-best in rushing yards allowed per game (86.4).
    • With a 40% third-down conversion rate on offense, Navy ranks 64th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 65th, surrendering a 37.5% third-down rate.
    • At +1, Navy sports the 52nd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (43rd in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (62nd in the FBS).

    Navy’s Best Players

    • Tai Lavatai leads Navy with 524 yards on 27-of-56 passing with two touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 147 rushing yards (29.4 ypg) on 69 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Dabe Fofana, has carried the ball 67 times for 275 yards (55 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Maquel Haywood has piled up 203 yards (on 41 attempts), while also catching five passes for 85 yards.
    • Vincent Terrell II has hauled in 146 receiving yards on five catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
    • Mark Walker has caught seven passes and compiled 119 receiving yards (23.8 per game).
    • Jayden Umbarger’s 12 targets have resulted in eight catches for 110 yards.
    • Jacob Busic leads the team with four sacks, and also has two TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Navy’s top-tackler, John Marshall, has 24 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Colin Ramos has a team-high one interception to go along with 19 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one pass defended.
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