Owls vs Midshipmen Game Preview
Florida Atlantic Owls vs Navy Midshipmen Odds
Navy will look to improve on its 5-3 record this week when they host Florida Atlantic in Week 10 action at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
The Midshipmen sport records of 5-3 and 4-4 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Owls sit at 2-6 and 6-2 ATS on the season. The over under records are 2-5 for the Midshipmen and 3-4 for the Owls.
Betting Line: Navy were sitting as 16-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Midshipmen sit at No. 70 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Owls are at No. 99 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Midshipmen will win this game 26-12.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Navy's No. 82-ranked offense (25.5 PPG) against a Owls defense that ranks No. 92 at 31.1 PPG. The Midshipmen passing attack has averaged 106.8 yards per game, less than the Owls give up through the air (212.5 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Owls feature the league's No. 111-rated road run defense, allowing 252 yards per game. Navy, meanwhile, ranks No. 26 in rushing offense at home.
Florida Atlantic was a 34-27 winner in their most recent outing at home against Troy. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (61) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Owls were Week 9 winners, coming out on top of the Trojans by a score of 34-27.
In their last action, Navy was a 56-28 winner on the road against East Carolina. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (84) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, Navy got a 131-yard performance from Gee Gee Greene as a key part of its 56-28 win over East Carolina.
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
Navy Midshipmen Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Owls at Midshipmen trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games on the road
Florida Atlantic is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Florida Atlantic is 3-20 SU in its last 23 games
Florida Atlantic is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Navy is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Navy's last 5 games
Navy is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Navy is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Florida Atlantic at Western Kentucky, Saturday, November 10
Navy at Troy, Saturday, November 10