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    Two outstanding rushers will be on display when Emmanuel Michel and the Air Force Falcons (6-0) visit Alex Tecza and the Navy Midshipmen (3-3) on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

    The Midshipmen are expected to lose by at least two scores (currently +10.5) against the Falcons (with an over/under of 34 points).

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    Game Info for Air Force vs. Navy

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Annapolis, Maryland
    • Stadium: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
    Air Force vs Navy Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Air Force -10.5 -111 -109 34 -113 -107 -439 +333

    Air Force Pick Insights

    • Air Force is 3-1-0 ATS this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 10.5-point favorites this season, Air Force is 1-1 against the spread.
    • Out of Air Force’s four games with a set total, all have hit the over.

    Air Force Stats & Insights

    • Air Force ranks 55th in total offense this season (412.2 yards per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking third-best in the FBS with 412.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Air Force has been a handful for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (17th-best with 37 points per game) and scoring defense (10th-best with 14.7 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Air Force has the sixth-best pass defense this season (163 passing yards allowed per game), but ranks worst on the offensive side of the ball (78 passing yards per game).
    • Air Force has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking best in rushing offense (334.2 rushing yards per game) and sixth-best in rushing defense (77 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Offensively, Air Force has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking best in the FBS by averaging a 59.4% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 45th on defense (35.2% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • With six forced turnovers (109th in the FBS) against four turnovers committed (eighth in the FBS), Air Force (+2) has the 36th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Air Force’s Best Players

    • Michel has carried the ball 113 times for a team-high 497 yards on the ground and has found the end zone eight times as a runner.
    • Jared Roznos’ team-high 279 yards as a receiver have come on nine catches (out of 10 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Cade Harris has caught two passes for 82 yards (13.7 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Brandon Engel has a total of 46 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in two throws.
    • PJ Ramsey has 4.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has five TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Alec Mock is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 34 tackles, two TFL, and two sacks.
    • Trey Taylor has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 28 tackles, three TFL, 0.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

    Navy Betting Insights

    • Navy is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 10.5-point underdogs this season, the Midshipmen are 1-1 against the spread.
    • In Navy’s five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    Navy Pick Insights

    • Navy is compiling 335 total yards per game on offense this season (105th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 375.3 total yards per game (70th-ranked).
    • Navy has not been getting things done offensively, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with 20.3 points per game. It has been better defensively, allowing 23 points per contest (50th-ranked).
    • Navy’s passing game has been struggling, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 99.3 passing yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 226.8 passing yards per contest (72nd-ranked).
    • Navy’s run offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 235.7 rushing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 148.5 rushing yards per game, which ranks 79th.
    • Navy’s offense has been sputtering on third down, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with a 31% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering a 32.9% third-down rate (28th-ranked).
    • Navy has produced 12 forced turnovers this season and have turned it over three times, leading to a +9 turnover margin, which ranks third-best in the FBS.

    Navy’s Best Players

    • Tai Lavatai has compiled 426 yards on 51.9% passing while recording three touchdown passes with zero interceptions this season. He’s also run for 163 yards with two scores.
    • The team’s top rusher, Tecza, has carried the ball 62 times for 503 yards (83.8 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Dabe Fofana has racked up 229 yards (on 54 carries) with one touchdown.
    • Eli Heidenreich has totaled four catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 156 (26 yards per game). He’s been targeted nine times and has two touchdowns.
    • Brandon Chatman has racked up 146 receiving yards (24.3 yards per game) on seven receptions.
    • Nathan Kent has racked up 77 reciving yards (12.8 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Luke Pirris has collected three sacks to lead the team, while also recording three TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Navy’s top-tackler, Will Harbour, has 46 tackles, three TFL, and three sacks this year.
    • Rayuan Lane has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 29 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and five passes defended.
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