Updated Army vs. Navy Weather Forecast: Expect Wet & Windy Conditions in Philadelphia
Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Navy Midshipmen center Ford Higgins (72) lines up to snap the ball against the Army Black Knights
- Saturday's updated weather forecast for Army vs. Navy in Philadelphia has the betting odds for the game on the move.
- The wind is supposed to increase throughout the game, according to the latest forecast. Light rain is also a possibility, though that's not expected to last for the game's entirety.
- Bad weather, particularly wind, has historically impacted college football teams' ability to score, which is one reason why the over/under has moved down from an opener of 43 to the current number of 40.5.
- We'll breakdown all of the historical numbers and data to know before placing your Army-Navy bets.
The Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy will be up for grabs today in the 120th edition of the Army vs. Navy college football game.
After ripping off 14 straight victories from 2002-2015, Navy will look to return to its winning ways after dropping the last three matchups to Army.
Oddsmakers like the Midshipmen’s chances, opening them as 10.5-point favorites over the Black Knights, which is where the spread sits at the time of writing.
However, whenever service academies bring their option offenses together, most bettors turn their attention to the total.
And when betting over/unders, it’s important to know the weather forecast as ugly conditions can certainly hamper scoring.
Here’s a detailed look at the Army vs. Navy weather forecast, which includes wind and rain at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Army vs. Navy Weather Forecast
Since 2005, games between two service academies have gone under the total 79.1% of the time, and Saturday’s forecast isn’t exactly optimal for scoring.
Sports Insights’ weather data is projecting steady 12-14 mph winds blowing from corner to corner and a chance of rain.
Unsurprisingly, the Army vs. Navy over/under has fallen from an opener of 43.5 to 40.5 as slow, run-heavy offenses are expected to grind out yards and keep the clock running.
In addition, the weather forecast isn’t helping to convince bettors of a high-scoring game.