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    Alex Tecza will lead the Navy Midshipmen (3-4) into their matchup versus the Temple Owls (2-6) at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.

    The Owls are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), against the Midshipmen (with an over/under of 45 points).

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    Game Info for Navy vs. Temple

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field
    Navy vs Temple Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Navy -6.5 -109 -110 45 -110 -110 -245 +199

    Navy Pick Insights

    • Navy is 2-3-1 against the spread this season.
    • Navy has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 6.5 points or more this season (0-1).
    • Navy has hit the over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Navy Stats & Insights

    • While Navy ranks 58th in total defense with 362.9 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been slightly less successful, ranking 11th-worst (304.9 yards per game).
    • While Navy’s defense ranks 44th with 22.1 points allowed per game, the Midshipmen have been a little less successful on offense, ranking eighth-worst (18.3 points per game).
    • Navy has been a bottom-25 pass offense this season, ranking second-worst with 99.7 passing yards per game. The Ddfensive unit is ranked 51st in the FBS (216.0 passing yards allowed per game).
    • On offense, Navy has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 16th-best in the FBS by averaging 205.1 per game. The Midshipmen rank 71st on defense (146.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Navy has struggled on third down, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS (28.7%) this season. However, the defense ranks ninth-best on the other side of the ball, allowing a 29.3% third-down percentage.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (35th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (fourth in the FBS), Navy’s +8 turnover margin is the ninth-best in college football.

    Navy’s Best Players

    • Tai Lavatai has recorded 522 yards (74.6 ypg) on 40-of-75 passing with four touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 171 rushing yards (24.4 ypg) on 56 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
    • Tecza has carried the ball 74 times for a team-high 527 yards on the ground and has found the end zone four times as a runner.
    • Dabe Fofana has been handed the ball 55 times this year and racked up 231 yards (33.0 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Eli Heidenreich’s leads his squad with 178 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on seven catches (out of 15 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Brandon Chatman has hauled in nine receptions totaling 151 yards so far this campaign.
    • Nathan Kent has a total of 77 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing four throws and scoring one touchdown.
    • Will Harbour paces the team with 3.0 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 54 tackles.
    • Colin Ramos, Navy’s tackle leader, has 55 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Rayuan Lane has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and five passes defended.

    Temple Betting Insights

    • Temple is winless against the spread so far this season in seven games with a set total.
    • Temple is 0-5 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • In Temple’s seven games with a set total, four have hit the over (57.1%).

    Temple Pick Insights

    • Temple has been struggling on defense, ranking eighth-worst with 454.0 total yards allowed per game. It has been more productive on the other side of the ball, regstering 349.4 total yards per contest (97th-ranked).
    • Temple has struggled on both offense and defense this season, ranking 13th-worst in points (19.1 per game) and third-worst in points surrendered (38.0 per game).
    • From an offensive angle, Temple is posting 248.1 passing yards per game (52nd-ranked). It ranks 102nd in the FBS on defense (247.5 passing yards allowed per game).
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for Temple on both offense and defense, as it is averaging only 101.3 rushing yards per contest (14th-worst) and surrendering 206.5 rushing yards per game (sixth-worst).
    • Temple’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, allowing a 49.1% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 75th with a 49.1% third-down rate.
    • Temple has forced three turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 14 times, leading to a -11 turnover margin that is third-worst in the FBS.

    Temple’s Best Players

    • E.J. Warner has compiled 1,741 yards on 56.2% passing while recording 12 touchdown passes with five interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Joquez Smith, has carried the ball 63 times for 299 yards (37.4 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Darvon Hubbard has been given 51 carries and totaled 236 yards with two touchdowns while also gaining 193 yards through the air .
    • Amad Anderson Jr. has totaled 28 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 397 (49.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 48 times and has one touchdown.
    • David Martin-Robinson has collected 305 receiving yards (38.1 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 25 receptions.
    • Dante Wright’s 21 catches (on 46 targets) have netted him 263 yards (32.9 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Diwun Black leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 17 tackles.
    • Jordan Magee is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 57 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks.
    • Tywan Francis has a team-leading one interception to go along with 52 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two passes defended.
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