|2012 College Football Week 15 Odds & Point Spread: Army vs. Navy|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 08 December 2012 09:00|
Army vs. Navy Odds
Navy is 7-4 on the season and 4-7 against the spread while Army is 2-9 overall and 3-8 against the spread. Navy comes into this meeting having won 10 straight against Army.
Trends show that Navy is 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 games in this series and the favorite is 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 games between these two teams. Army and Navy have combined to hit the under in their last 6 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Navy is the favorite in this game, as the Midshipmen have odds of -6.5 points against Army. The over/under total for this game has been set at 56 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Navy favored by 8.5 points. The spread never got higher than that during the week and is currently at its low point with Navy favored by 6.5 points.
Navy is coming off a 21-10 win over Texas State back on Nov. 17. The Midshipmen have won six of their last seven games and will play in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Arizona State on Dec. 29. Navy is averaging just 25.5 points per game this year on offense while the defense is holding opponents to 23.5 points per contest. This year’s team is being led by running back Gee Gee Greene, who has rushed for 750 yards and three touchdowns.
Army is coming off a 63-32 loss to Temple back on Nov. 17. the Knights have lost five of their last six, but they did pick up a 41-21 win over Air Force this year. Army comes into this game averaging 25.3 points per game, but they are allowing 37 points per contest, which ranks 112th in the nation. Army does have the top rushing attack in the country, averaging 369.8 yards per game. The team is being led by quarterback Trent Steelman, who has rushed for 1,152 yards and 16 touchdowns while throwing for 619 yards and a score.
In terms of Injuries, Navy center Bradyn Heap is out for this game with a leg injury while Army tackle Ben Jebb (ankle) and cornerback Marques Avery (shoulder) are both questionable for this game.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Navy. The Midshipmen are getting 71% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points against Army on Saturday.