Army vs Navy 2023 Betting Preview
Stuck in between the end of the college football regular season and the start of bowl season is the annual Army-Navy Game this weekend.
This year’s Army-Navy Game is being played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. At the Bovada Sportsbook the Army Black Knights are listed as 2.5-point favorites.
Army was 5-6 straight up and 4-6-1 against the spread this past season. They head into the weekend on a three-game winning streak with a 2-1 ATS record. On the road the Black Knights are a lackluster 2-6 SU and 3-4-1 ATS in their last eight games. When favored they’ve lost three straight ATS and in their last 10 they’re 6-4 SU and 4-6 ATS. In their last six games against teams with a losing record they’re only 1-5 SU and ATS.
Navy was also 5-6 SU and 4-6-1 ATS this season. In their last five games they’re 2-3 SU and 2-2-1 ATS. They’ve been a surprisingly sold wager on the road lately at 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games. As an underdog they’re 2-8 SU and 6-3-1 ATS in their last 10.
Black Knights were SU and ATS winners last season
In last year’s Army-Navy Game the Black Knights won 20-17 in double overtime as 2.5-point underdogs. In the last 10 games in this matchup the two sides have split the series with five wins apiece, but ATS the Black Knights have the edge at 6-4 ATS. In the last 20 games Navy has a strong edge at 15-5 SU and 10-10 ATS. Overall, Navy is ahead in the series with a 62-54-7 record SU.
Army has only been favored against Navy six times since 1995. In those six games the Black Knights were 4-2 SU and 2-4 ATS.
For totals bettors the Army-Navy Game had long been an easy UNDER play until last year. Last season the 20-17 final score went OVER the posted total of 32 which snapped a 16-game UNDER streak. In the last 27 matchups between Army and Navy the final score has gone UNDER the posted total 21 times. This year at the Bovada Sportsbook the posted total sits at 27.5. Bettors been clearly favored the UNDER this year as the total originally open at 32.5.