American Colgate Betting Preview
Colgate Red Raiders vs American Eagles Odds
The American Eagles will be trying to slam the Colgate Red Raiders on Saturday when the teams tip off at Bender Arena in college betting action.
The Eagles currently sports a 8-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Red Raiders are 9-15 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Eagles produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Red Raiders have gone 1-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Eagles at No. 306 and the Red Raiders at No. 255 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 59-58 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and American has the nation's No. 336-rated offensive output, at 58.6 PPG. The visiting Red Raiders defense ranks No. 254 allowing on average 70.1 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 41.6% so far, less than the Red Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 236-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.6 points per game. American, meanwhile, comes in at No. 334 nationally in scoring at home.
Colgate was a 77-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against NJIT. The Red Raiders endured a 77-58 loss at the hands of the Highlanders on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Pat Moore at Cotterell Court.
American won its last outing, a 68-64 result against Lafayette on February 2. Stephen Lumpkins scored 24 points leading the Eagles to a 68-64 victory over Lafayette at Bender Arena on Saturday.
Colgate at Bucknell, Wednesday, February 13
American at Lehigh, Wednesday, February 13