Army Vs. UMass: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The UMass Minutemen (1-9) will try to end a four-game skid when they play the Army Black Knights (6-3). The Black Knights, listed at -36 on the spread, take to their home field on November 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET on CBS Sports against the Minutemen. Sportsbooks have set an over/under of 56 points for the matchup.

In this article we will provide you with the best odds available and surface what you need to know to place a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, betting trends, plus team and player stats.

This article references odds updated as of November 20, 2021 at 12:01 PM ET. See all the latest odds for this outing in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Army Vs. UMass Betting Odds

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Army Offense Vs. UMass Defense

Black Knights Offense Stats (Rank) Minutemen Defense
36.2 (16) Points/Gm 44.0 (129)
400.9 (58) Yards/Gm 477.7 (126)
98.4 (127) Pass Yards/Gm 253.3 (108)
302.4 (2) Rush Yards/Gm 224.4 (126)
12.8 (1) Yards/Pass 9.7 (130)
5.0 (28) Yards/Rush 5.8 (123)
49.2% (7) 3rd Down % 53.2% (129)
3 (1) Turnovers 5 (117)
0 (1) Sacks 4 (107)

UMass Offense Vs. Army Defense

UMass Offense Stats (Rank) Army Defense
15.2 (128) Points/Gm 24.2 (55)
291.9 (121) Yards/Gm 322.7 (25)
163.8 (115) Pass Yards/Gm 226.9 (66)
128.1 (98) Rush Yards/Gm 95.8 (9)
5.5 (125) Yards/Pass 8.5 (116)
3.7 (94) Yards/Rush 3.5 (23)
32.1% (123) 3rd Down % 39.4% (68)
11 (77) Turnovers 7 (98)
9 (76) Sacks 7 (78)

When Army Has The Ball

  • The Black Knights are ranked first in the FBS in yards per pass (12.8), and will be up against the Minutemen’s No. 130-ranked defense in that category (9.7).
  • Army’s running game ranks second in the FBS (302.4 yards per game). UMass gives up 224.4 rushing yards per game (126th).
  • The Black Knights rank seventh in the FBS with a 49.2% third-down conversion rate, compared to the 53.2% rate of the Minutemen’s opponents (129th).
  • Army has committed three turnovers, lowest in the FBS, while UMass has forced five turnovers (11th-fewest in college football).

When UMass Has The Ball

  • The Minutemen have the 121st-ranked offense in the FBS in terms of yards per game (291.9), and will be facing a top-10 defense in that category, the No. 25 ranked Black Knights (322.7).
  • UMass has the 98th-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (128.1 yards per game). It takes on Army’s ninth-ranked rushing defense, which allows 95.8 on the ground.
  • The Minutemen’s offense is 128th in the FBS at 15.2 points per game. The Black Knights allow 24.2 per game (55th in college football).
  • UMass ranks 94th in the FBS averaging 3.7 yards per carry. Army allows 3.5 per rushing attempt (23rd in college football).
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Army Betting Trends And Insights

  • Army is 5-4-0 ATS this season.
  • The Black Knights have won their only game this season when playing as at least 36-point favorites.
  • In Army’s nine games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total five times.
  • Army and its opponents have scored more than 56 points in four of nine games this season.
  • The Black Knights have been favored on the moneyline three total times this season. They’ve gone 2-1 in those games.

UMass Betting Trends And Insights

  • UMass is 3-7-0 ATS this year.
  • The Minutemen have been an underdog by 36 points or more three times this season, and covered the spread in one of those contests.
  • UMass’ games have hit the over six out of 10 times this season.
  • UMass has played seven games this season that have had more than 56 combined points scored.
  • This season, the Minutemen have been the underdog four times and won one of those games.

Army Players To Watch

  • Christian Anderson leads the team with 401 passing yards (57.3 yards per game) and has a 57.1% completion percentage this year (16-of-28) while throwing four touchdowns. He also has 479 rushing yards on 72 carries with six touchdowns, averaging 68.4 yards per game.
  • This season Tyrell Robinson has run for 423 yards on 48 carries (47.0 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns. Robinson also makes an impact in the passing game, catching eight passes to lead the team with 217 yards (24.1 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • This season Isaiah Alston has 15 receptions for a team-high 325 receiving yards (54.2 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Braheam Murphy has caught four passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 10.0 yards per game this year.

UMass Players To Watch

  • This year, Brady Olson has collected 1,153 passing yards (144.1 yards per game) while going 104-for-216 (48.1% completion percentage) and throwing eight touchdowns and seven interceptions.
  • Ellis Merriweather has 178 attempts for a team-high 858 rushing yards (85.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • So far this year Zamar Wise has rushed for 138 yards on 33 carries (23.0 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • Rico Arnold has hauled in 25 receptions for 384 yards, best on his team, and two touchdowns. He averages 48.0 receiving yards per game.
  • Tray Pettway has hauled in 16 catches for 182 yards (20.2 yards per game).
  • Eric Collins has totaled 174 yards on 11 receptions with one touchdown, averaging 19.3 yards per game.

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