East Carolina Vs. Navy: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The East Carolina Pirates (6-4, 4-2 AAC) will battle to keep their three-game winning streak alive in matchup against the Navy Midshipmen (2-7, 2-4 AAC). The Midshipmen (+150 moneyline odds to win) will host the Pirates (-4) on November 20, 2021 at 3:30 PM ET on CBS Sports. The matchup’s total is currently listed at 46.5.

In this article we break down everything you need before placing a bet on the game, including key metrics, stats, insights, and the best available odds.

The betting insights in the article below reflect odds as of November 20, 2021 at 2:03 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

East Carolina Vs. Navy Betting Odds

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East Carolina Offense Vs. Navy Defense

Pirates Offense Stats (Rank) Midshipmen Defense
30.5 (54) Points/Gm 30.4 (96)
434.7 (36) Yards/Gm 357.0 (54)
261.2 (34) Pass Yards/Gm 223.0 (57)
173.5 (56) Rush Yards/Gm 134.0 (49)
7.4 (72) Yards/Pass 8.5 (116)
4.3 (62) Yards/Rush 4.1 (65)
34.8% (103) 3rd Down % 41.6% (91)
14 (108) Turnovers 9 (67)
14 (114) Sacks 4 (107)

Navy Offense Vs. East Carolina Defense

Navy Offense Stats (Rank) East Carolina Defense
16.8 (125) Points/Gm 24.5 (59)
271.4 (124) Yards/Gm 390.7 (82)
54.4 (130) Pass Yards/Gm 243.3 (97)
217.0 (15) Rush Yards/Gm 147.4 (67)
6.5 (106) Yards/Pass 7.1 (49)
3.6 (100) Yards/Rush 4.4 (88)
34.0% (108) 3rd Down % 30.3% (8)
3 (1) Turnovers 12 (24)
14 (114) Sacks 10 (44)

When East Carolina Has The Ball

  • The Pirates’ passing attack averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt (72nd in the FBS). The Midshipmen give up 8.5 per pass (116th in college football).
  • East Carolina has the 54th-ranked offense in the FBS (30.5 points per game), and will be facing Navy’s 96th-ranked defense (30.4 ppg).
  • The Pirates rank 108th in college football, committing 14 turnovers this season, while the Midshipmen are 67th with nine turnovers forced.
  • Navy’s defense allows 223.0 yards through the air per game (57th in the FBS). East Carolina’s 261.2 passing yards per game is 34th in college football.

When Navy Has The Ball

  • The Midshipmen convert 34.0% of their third-down plays (108th in college football). The Pirates’ defense gives up third-down conversions at a 30.3% clip (eighth).
  • Navy has conceded 14 sacks to rank 114th in college football. East Carolina’s defense has totaled 10 (44th-most).
  • The Pirates have the 59th-ranked scoring defense (24.5 points per game). The Midshipmen’s 125th-ranked scoring offense averages 16.8 points per game.
  • East Carolina’s defense gives up 7.1 yards per pass attempt (49th in the FBS). Navy’s offense averages 6.5 yards per pass (106th in college football).
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East Carolina Betting Trends And Insights

  • East Carolina has won seven games against the spread this season, while failing to cover three times.
  • The Pirates have been favored by 4 points or more three times this season, and covered the spread in two of those matchups.
  • So far this season, just two of East Carolina’s games have hit the over.
  • In seven games this season, East Carolina and its opponents have scored more than 46.5 combined points.
  • The Pirates have been the moneyline favorite a total of three times this season, and they’ve won each of those games.

Navy Betting Trends And Insights

  • Navy has put together a 5-4-0 record against the spread this year.
  • When playing as at least 4-point underdogs this year, the Midshipmen have an ATS record of 5-3.
  • Navy and its opponents have combined to hit the over three out of nine times this year.
  • Navy has played six games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 46.5 points.
  • The Midshipmen have won two of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

East Carolina Players To Watch

  • This year, Holton Ahlers has racked up 2,489 passing yards (248.9 yards per game) while going 208-for-342 (60.8% completion percentage) and throwing 14 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has tacked on 181 rushing yards on 101 carries with six touchdowns, averaging 18.1 yards per game.
  • Keaton Mitchell has churned out a team-best 983 rushing yards (98.3 per game) and eight touchdowns. He has tacked on 18 receptions for 211 yards (21.1 yards per game) and one TD.
  • So far this year Rahjai Harris has rushed for 537 yards on 141 carries (53.7 ypg), with four rushing touchdowns. Harris also helps out in the passing game, catching 21 passes for 155 yards (15.5 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Tyler Snead has 56 catches and paces his team with 627 receiving yards (62.7 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • C.J. Johnson has chipped in with 31 catches for 421 yards and one touchdown this year. He puts up 46.8 receiving yards per game.
  • This season Audie Omotosho is averaging 42.8 yards per game, with 29 catches for 385 yards and three touchdowns.

Navy Players To Watch

  • This year, Tai Lavatai has put up 273 passing yards (39.0 yards per game) while completing 21 of 40 passes (52.5% completion percentage), with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He has added 249 rushing yards on 126 carries (plus five touchdowns), averaging 35.6 yards per game.
  • Isaac Ruoss has taken 133 attempts for a team-leading 510 rushing yards (56.7 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • Carlinos Acie has run for 305 yards on 41 carries (33.9 yards per game) this year.
  • This season Mychal Cooper has eight receptions for a team-high 160 receiving yards (32.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Chance Warren has hauled in six catches for 110 yards (12.2 yards per game).
  • Kai Puailoa Rojas has 84 receiving yards on three receptions, with one touchdown, averaging 12.0 yards per game.

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