The 119th edition of the Army vs. Navy game takes place on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field with the Black Knights looking to win the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy in back-to-back seasons for the first time ever. The game will be broadcast nationally by CBS and kicks off at 3 p.m. ET.
Army is 9-2 on the season and is ranked No. 22 in the nation, while Navy has struggled to a 3-9 record. Army is a 6.5-point favorite and the total is at 40 for this battle between service academies.
Before you make any picks, be sure to check out what SportsLine senior analyst Josh Nagel has to say. A Nevada-based expert with 20 years of experience in the sports wagering industry, Nagel specializes in handicapping college athletics.
He's having another solid season for SportsLine members, hitting on 60 percent of his spread selections. During Championship Week, Nagel delivered with a slew of picks that wound up converting, including Georgia +13, Washington -4.5 and Under 52.5 in Boise State vs. Fresno State.
Now, he's studied Army vs. Navy from every possible angle and locked in his picks. We can tell you he's leaning toward the Over, and he's also identified a crucial X-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back.
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