Navy vs. Army Prediction: Picks & Start Time – December 10, 2022

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The Army Black Knights (5-6) and the Navy Midshipmen (4-7) head to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to square off at Lincoln Financial Field.

Navy vs. Army Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Navy as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Navy has -123 odds to pick up the win, while Army is listed at +100 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 33 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Navy vs. Army Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field

Betting Preview


Navy has been a bottom-25 offense this year, ranking 24th-worst with 330.9 yards per contest. The defensive unit is ranked 44th in the FBS (356.0 yards allowed per game). Navy ranks 104th in scoring offense (22.4 points per game) and 54th in scoring defense (24.7 points allowed per game) this season. With 91.4 offensive passing yards per game (third-worst) and 270.4 passing yards allowed per game on defense (17th-worst), Navy has been getting outplayed on both sides of the ball this season in the passing game. Navy has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (seventh-best with 239.5 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (fifth-best with 85.6 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. From an offensive standpoint, Navy ranks 67th in the FBS with a 39.1% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 57th in third-down percentage allowed (85.6). Navy owns the 38th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing 17 turnovers (50th in the FBS) while turning it over 14 times (37th in the FBS).

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With 385.5 total yards per game on offense, Army ranks 70th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 54th, allowing 365.8 total yards per contest. Army is posting 29.4 points per contest on offense this season (58th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 23.0 points per game (38th-ranked) on defense. Offensively, Army is a bottom-25 passing attack, generating only 81.5 passing yards per game (second-worst). Fortunately, it is dominating on the other side of the ball, ceding just 172.3 passing yards per contest (sixth-best). Army ranks 16th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game on defense (193.5), but at least it has been excelling on the offensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in rushing yards per contest (304.0). Army’s third-down defense ranks 88th in the FBS with a 40.8% third-down conversion rate given up, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 20th-best by posting a 46.5% third-down rate. Army has compiled 14 forced turnovers (88th in the FBS) and committed 12 turnovers (19th in the FBS) this season for a +2 turnover margin that ranks 48th in the FBS.

Navy vs. Army Betting Analysis

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Navy Betting Insights

Navy has gone 7-4-0 against the spread this season. Navy has yet to cover a spread (0-2) when they are at least 1.5-point favorites. Navy games have gone over the total six times this season. The Midshipmen have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they split the two games. The Midshipmen have played as a moneyline favorite of -123 or shorter in just two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Black Knights Betting Insights

Army has covered the spread six times this season (6-5-0). Army has a record of 2-3 ATS when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs. Army games have gone over the total seven times this year. The Black Knights have been listed as the underdog five times this season and have failed to win any of those games. The Black Knights have entered six games this season as the underdog by +100 or more and are 0-0 in those contests.

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Navy vs. Army Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.0 45.8 48.4
Implied Total AVG 29.5 27.5 31.8
ATS Record 7-4-0 2-4-0 5-0-0
Over/Under Record 6-5-0 5-1-0 1-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-6 1-3 2-3

Black Knights

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 51.2 52.1 50.1
Implied Total AVG 31.5 32.2 30.6
ATS Record 6-5-0 3-3-0 3-2-0
Over/Under Record 7-4-0 5-1-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-1 3-1 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-5 0-1 0-4

Players to Watch


  • John Marshall has helped carry the Midshipmen’s defense with 87 tackles, 16 TFL, nine sacks, and one interception in 11 games.
  • The Midshipmen’s defensive unit has been helped by Rayuan Lane, who has played 11 games and recorded one sack to go with two TFL and 67 tackles.
  • Colin Ramos has helped lead the Midshipmen’s defense with one interception to go along with 64 tackles, six TFL, and two sacks in 10 games.
  • Nick Straw, as part of the Midshipmen’s defensive unit, has amassed one sack to go with three TFL, 46 tackles, and one interception in 11 games.

Black Knights

  • Leo Lowin has amassed two interceptions to go with 75 tackles, five TFL, three sacks, and one pass defended in nine games for the Black Knights.
  • In nine games for the Black Knights, Marquel Broughton has recorded two interceptions to go with 74 tackles, two TFL, and five passes defended.
  • Quindrelin Hammonds has registered one TFL and 43 tackles in eight games for the Black Knights.
  • On defense, Andre Carter II has chipped in with 32 tackles, six TFL, and three sacks in eight games.

Navy vs. Army Predictions and Pick

Navy vs. Army betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Black Knights (+1.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (33)

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How to Bet on Navy vs. Army

You can bet on Navy vs. Army at every legal online sportsbook. For more college football odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as college football prop odds, check out the latest college football lines as well as our guide to the best college football betting sites.

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Our prediction to win this game is Navy, and we predict that Army will cover the spread (Navy -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 33 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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