Bobcats visit Midshipmen in Week 12 NCAAF clash
Texas State Bobcats vs Navy Midshipmen Odds
Week 12 action on Saturday will see the Midshipmen looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Bobcats visit Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
They battle the Bobcats, currently with a 3-6 mark (6-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 3-6 for the Midshipmen and 2-6 for the Bobcats.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Midshipmen pegged as 14.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Midshipmen at No. 91 and the Bobcats at No. 103 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 29-19 result in favor of the Midshipmen.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Navy's No. 81-ranked offense (25.9 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 106 at 35 PPG. The Midshipmen passing attack has averaged 116 yards per game, less than the Bobcats give up through the air (283.6 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Bobcats own the league's No. 108-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 234.8 yards per game when on the road. Navy, on the other hand, rates No. 24 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
In their last action, Texas State was a 62-55 loser at home against Louisiana Tech. They covered the 19.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (117) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Marcus Curry went over the 100-yard mark (134) in his team's latest effort, but Louisiana Tech still defeated Texas State by a score of 62-55.
Navy was a 41-31 loser in its last match on the road against Troy. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 72 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Gee Gee Greene tore up the turf for 150 rushing yards in the latest Midshipmen game, a 41-31 loss to the Trojans at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing in November are 0-2
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
Navy Midshipmen Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
A few Bobcats at Midshipmen trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas State's last 6 games
Texas State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Texas State is 3-20 SU in its last 23 games
Navy is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Navy's last 7 games
Navy is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Navy is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
Texas State at UTSA, Saturday, November 24
Navy at Army, Saturday, December 8