The NCAA football regular season has ended, but there's one final game before the bowl season and playoffs begin. Navy takes on Army on Saturday, with kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field scheduled for 3:00 PM ET. As of this writing, Navy is a huge favorite.
The Midshipmen are 9-2 SU and 8-3 ATS so far this season. Seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other four going UNDER. They are coming off of a 52-31 loss to Houston, where they lost against the spread as 1 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 59 point line set by sports gambling experts for that game.
The Black Knights are 2-9 SU and 4-6-1 ATS overall this year. Four of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other seven going UNDER. They are coming off of a 31-21 loss to Rutgers, where they lost against the spread as 3 point home underdogs. The total went UNDER the 56 point line set by the sportsbook for that matchup.
Navy is 4-1 ATS overall lately, and 6-2 ATS when playing on grass. They are 1-4 ATS after a SU loss, and 1-4 ATS against teams with a losing record. The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their recent games overall, and UNDER in all 5 of their recent games at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 following a SU loss, and UNDER in 32 of their last 43 after a loss spreadwise.
Army is 4-1 ATS in December, and 4-1 ATS when playing at a neutral site. They are 6-15 ATS on grass, and 0-3-1 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 0-5-1 ATS in non-conference play, and 0-5-1 ATS overall lately. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of their last 11 games in December, and UNDER in 12 of their last 14 games at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 after a SU loss, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 matchups overall.
Between these teams, the total has gone UNDER 9 of their recent matchups.
They last met in December 2014, when Navy won 17-10, and Army covered the spread as 16 ½ point underdogs. The total went UNDER the 55 ½ point line set by oddsmakers for that game.
For this afternoon's game, Navy is listed in the gambling odds as a 21 point favorite. The over/under is set at 50 points.