Army West Point Black Knights vs Michigan Wolverines Live Stream
Both the Army West Point Black Knights (1-0) and Michigan Wolverines (1-0) verified triumphs in the opening few days of school football, yet neither one of the teams was all that great thinking about the exclusive standards for each coming into the 2019 battle.
Army vs Michigan
- The opening shot: Saturday, Sept. 7 at 12 p.m. ET
- Television: FOX
- Spread: Michigan – 22.5
A 33.5-point most loved participate in last Saturday’s challenge against Middle Tennessee, the Wolverines were messy in all periods of the game. Quarterback Shea Patterson bobbled on the opening drive, prompting a Blue Raider touchdown minutes after the fact. The barrier submitted various pre-snap punishments and permitted first-year beginning quarterback Asher O’Hara to finish almost 70 percent of his passes. What’s more, returner Lavert Hill blundered a punt that injury up prompting another Middle Tennessee score in the subsequent half. It was an agreeable win at last for the Wolverines, yet they came up short.
For Army, the Black Knights were another enormous most loved entering last Thursday’s matchup with Rice yet barely got away from an annoyed with a 14-7 triumph over the Owls. With the success, the Black Knights enter Saturday’s matchup in Ann Arbor with the second-longest dynamic win streak in the nation (10), behind just protecting national victor Clemson.
At the point when Michigan Has the Ball
There was no possibility that the mentors were going to open up the whole playbook against Middle Tennessee, however we saw depictions of the contrasts between Michigan’s offenses of old and the new-look spread framework the Wolverines are executing under hostile facilitator Josh Gattis. There were no groups, and the Michigan quarterbacks accepted play calls from the sidelines. The Wolverines utilized RPOs to best use Shea Patterson’s range of abilities as a double risk quarterback. What’s more, the passing game was undeniably more different than we’ve found in year’s past as Michigan abused all regions of the football field with their plenty of pass-getting alternatives.
One region we could see the Wolverines endeavor is the Army-pursue safeguard the Black Knights surrendered 181 yards on the ground a week ago to a Rice group that completed in the base third of the nation in that division in 2018. Michigan’s star first year recruit running back Zach Charbonnet looked dangerous against Middle Tennessee with 90 yards on only eight conveys. Anticipate that that number should increment as the weeks pass by.
At the point when Army Has the Ball
Slow, systematic, tedious. Armed force includes completed inside the best five in the nation in time of ownership every one of the last three seasons, including No. 1 by and large a season prior at over 38 minutes a game. Supporting drives against an assaulting Wolverines guard will be urgent operating at a profit Knights’ endeavor to pull the furious as confirm a season prior when they almost dazed Oklahoma out and about. Armed force commanded the hour of ownership against the Sooners, clutching the ball for about 45 minutes and restricting what wound up being the country’s most beneficial offense (No. 1 in both scoring, all out offense) to its most minimal yield (28, 355 yards) of the whole season. That will without a doubt be the objective again on Saturday.
Anticipate that the two groups should be a lot more honed on Saturday than they were this previous end of the week against lower rivalry. Armed force demonstrated last season that they can rival the huge young men of the Power 5 gatherings, however it’s difficult to imagine the Black Knights having the ball for three-fourths of the challenge against this Wolverines barrier as they did against Oklahoma a year ago. This will be a one-score issue in the primary half before Michigan puts the clips on the triple alternative and turns out with a twofold digit triumph.