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Air Force Falcons Open as Week 5 Betting Underdogs vs Midshipmen

The Navy Midshipmen will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Air Force Falcons at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Week 5 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Navy Midshipmen were sitting as -6-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.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 23-20 result in favor of the Midshipmen. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Air Force Falcons vs Navy Midshipmen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Navy Midshipmen currently sport a record of 3-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-0 ATS. The Air Force Falcons are 2-1 and 3-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Navy Midshipmen post a 2-1 over under record this season, while the Air Force Falcons have gone 2-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Navy vs Air Force injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 58-rated Navy Midshipmen and the No. 46-rated Air Force Falcons in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Navy Midshipmen No. 22-ranked offense (40.33 PPG) against a Air Force Falcons defense that ranks No. 35 at 19.33 PPG. The Navy Midshipmen passing attack has averaged 49.33 yards per game, less than the Air Force Falcons give up through the air (176.33 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Air Force Falcons own the league's No. 11-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 77 yards per game when on the road. Navy, on the other hand, rates No. 7 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Aaron Burbridge hauled in 8 passes for 156 yards against the Michigan State defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 35-21 loss against the Spartans on Saturday.

Connecticut was unable to contain Keenan Reynolds in its last action Saturday and the result was a 28-18 Week 4 loss against the Midshipmen.

Betting Trends
  • Air Force is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Air Force is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Air Force is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Air Force is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Navy is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Navy is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Navy's last 10 games
  • Navy is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Air Force home to Wyoming, Saturday, October 10th
Navy at Notre Dame, Saturday, October 10th