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East Carolina PiratesNavy Midshipmen
Oct 22, 3:30 PM | Turf of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

East Carolina Pirates vs Navy Midshipmen Odds

2-4TEAM RECORD2-4

East Carolina visits Navy on Saturday, hoping to send the Midshipmen to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

They will face the 2-4 Pirates, who own a 3-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Midshipmen are 4-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pirates are 1-5 favoring the OVER.

View East Carolina vs Navy Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Midshipmen as 10.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Midshipmen rated this week at No. 25 and the Pirates sitting at No. 73. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 32-17 result in favor of the Midshipmen this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Navy's No. 40-ranked offense (31.7 PPG) against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 105 at 34 PPG. The Midshipmen passing attack has averaged 105 yards per game, less than the Pirates give up through the air (211.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Pirates own the league's No. 40-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 135.5 yards per game when on the road. Navy, on the other hand, rates No. 1 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

East Carolina won its last outing, a 35-17 result against Memphis on October 15. East Carolina covered in that game as a 14-point favorite, while the 52 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Navy lost its last outing, a 21-20 result against Rutgers on October 15. Navy covered in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 41 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 1-9

Navy Midshipmen Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Pirates at Midshipmen trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of East Carolina's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of East Carolina's last 11 games on the road
East Carolina is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
East Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Navy's last 7 games at home
Navy is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Navy's last 6 games
Navy is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
East Carolina home to Tulane, Saturday, October 29
Navy at Notre Dame, Saturday, October 29

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