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In week 5 the Army Black Knights head to the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut to face the Yale Bulldogs Saturday. The Black Knights are 1-2 SU and ATS. The Bulldogs are 1-0 SU.

Army is coming off a loss of 24-21 against Wake Forest last week. Dual-threat quarterback Angel Santiago who has 123 passing yards on 12 attempts and 183 rushing yards on 42 carries and 2 touchdowns leads the offense this season.  Larry Dixon leads the rushing game with 326 yards, 3 touchdowns and the 5.9 yards per carry average. Raymond Maples leads the wide receivers with 78 yards on 3 catches.

The Black Knights defense allows to 32.7 points per game and 435 yards per game.

Yale is coming off a win of 54-43 against Lehigh. Quarterback Morgan Roberts who had 356 passing yards and 3 touchdowns against Lehigh leads the team this season. Tyler Varga leads the rushing game with 152 yards, 1 touchdown and of 8.0 yards per carry average. Deon Randall leads the wide receivers with 152 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Bulldogs defense allowed 521 yards and 43 points last week. In addition, they had 3 interceptions.

Keys to Army win

Army will have to shut down quarterback Morgan Roberts who threw for 3 touchdowns last week. In addition, they will need dual-threat quarterback Angel Santiago to play a good game.

Keys to Yale win

Yale will have to shut down dual-threat quarterback Angel Santiago and to do that they will need to bring pressure. In addition, Yale will have to just shut down the strong Army running game.

Injuries

Army – Justin Gilbert

Yale – No Injuries

Favorite

No Line

Conclusion

This will be a pretty easy win for Army. However, they will need Angel Santiago to continue playing strong. The Black Knights will improve to 2-2 on the season.

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