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The (9-3) Navy Midshipmen of the American Athletic Conference West Division will be in the “RED LINE STATE” for their annual rivalry game.
Navy plays the (6-5) Army Black Knights who are independent in 2016 College Football action. Game time is at 3:00 PM EST on the CBS Television Network.
The teams will play at M&T Bank Stadium on the inner harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. The game is on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Navy Midshipmen must forget about last Saturday’s AAC Title loss to Temple.
The showdown between the two service academies is a College football tradition. The Army Black Knights are going to the postseason for the first time in quite a while.
Army is more than capable of pulling off the upset.
The Opening Betting line has the Navy Midshipmen as a Six Point Favorite Against The Spread on a neutral field. The Betting Odds Total is 47 Points for Saturday’s contest.
The 2016-17 Navy Midshipmen lost to Temple last Saturday in the American Athletic Conference title game.
Navy owns a fourteen game winning streak over Army but is just 1-4 the last five ATS between the teams.
Injuries at key positions suffered last week in the Temple game worries Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo.
The Midshipmen will be without starting signal caller Will worth and slotback Toneo Gulley.
Dishan Romine is questionable for Saturday’s game after also being injured last Saturday. The coaching staff must prepare the team for a short week of preparation.
Despite the injuries, Navy will be physically prepared for the contest. However Navy must get their mental mindset together for the annual showdown.
The Champions of the AAC West want to make if fifteen in a row over their rivals from West Point, New York.
Navy has two weeks to prepare for Louisiana Tech in their bowl game.
The Army Black Knights have made tremendous strides under the leadership of head coach Dan Monken.
In attendance for Saturday will be President-elect Donald Trump. Army will face North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Saturday is the best chance Army has to beat Navy in over a decade and a half of competition.
The reason is Navy has two players out for the contest. However, Monken would prefer for Navy to have all of their weapons ready for Saturday.
Army also has the luxury of facing a Navy team who has not had a bye in eight weeks.
The Black Nights should be well rested; they played their last game back on November, 19th.
Army took care of Morgan State 60-3, Monken insists his team in not rusty and will be ready for action.
The key to an Army victory is to come out and impose their will on both sides of the football. Army must also win the battle in the trenches.