Navy vs. Temple Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 13 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 21, 2021, 8:41 pm

The Navy Midshipmen (2-8, 0-0 AAC) are heavy favorites (-13) versus the Temple Owls (3-8, 0-0 AAC) in a matchup of two conference rivals. The expected point total for the matchup is 43.5.

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Navy stats and betting info

Betting trends for Navy

  • Navy’s ATS record is 6-4-0 this season.
  • Four of Navy’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (40%).
  • Navy and its opponents have combined to exceed Saturday’s total of 43.5 points seven times this season.
  • The Midshipmen have seen a 48.5 average over/under in their games this season, 5.0 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Midshipmen average 283.0 yards per game, 123.5 fewer yards than the 406.5 the Owls give up per outing.
  • This year, the Midshipmen have seven turnovers, six fewer than the Owls have takeaways (13).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 52.7 (527) 130
Rush yards 230.3 (2303) 7
Points scored 18.6 (186) 123
Pass yards against 241.2 (2412) 86
Rush yards against 136.4 (1364) 44
Points allowed 31.2 (312) 95

Key players for Navy

  • Tai Lavatai has 310 passing yards (31.0 ypg) to lead Navy, completing 56.8% of his passes and throwing four touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 286 rushing yards (28.6 ypg) on 139 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
  • Isaac Ruoss’ team-high 542 rushing yards (54.2 per game) have come on 139 carries, with three touchdowns this year.
  • Mychal Cooper’s 191 receiving yards (19.1 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 10 receptions and two touchdowns.
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Temple stats and betting info

Betting trends for Temple

  • Temple has only covered the spread twice in 10 opportunities this season.
  • The Owls have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 13 points or more this season (0-5).
  • Five of Temple’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (50%).
  • There have been nine Temple games that have finished with a combined score higher than 43.5 points this season.
  • A difference of 10.2 points separates the average total points bet in Owls’ games (53.7 points) and this matchup’s over/under (43.5 points).
  • The Owls rack up 82.0 fewer yards per game (295.6) than the Midshipmen give up (377.6).
  • Temple is 3-0 overall when the team picks up over 377.6 yards.
  • This year the Owls have turned the ball over 18 times, seven more than the Midshipmen’s takeaways (11).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 182.4 (2006) 109
Rush yards 113.3 (1246) 114
Points scored 16.5 (182) 125
Pass yards against 184.6 (2031) 12
Rush yards against 221.8 (2440) 123
Points allowed 37.5 (412) 122

Key players for Temple

  • D’Wan Mathis has 1,223 passing yards (122.3 ypg) to lead Temple, completing 59.2% of his passes and collecting six touchdown passes and four interceptions this season.
  • Edward Saydee has carried the ball 88 times for a team-high 330 yards (30.0 per game), with three touchdowns this year.
  • Randle Jones’ 476 receiving yards (43.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 40 receptions with three touchdowns.

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