American Eagles visit Lehigh Mountain Hawks in college basketball clash
American Eagles vs Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds
Stabler Arena will host Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs. American Eagles action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
This season, the Mountain Hawks are 17-5 overall and 3-2 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 9-14 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Lehigh boasts a 0-2 on the OU, and American is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mountain Hawks, most recently No. 72 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eagles, who rate No. 304 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-61 victory for the Mountain Hawks.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Lehigh's No. 31 nationally ranked offense (75.5 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 107 at 63.6 PPG. The Mountain Hawks have been averaging 46% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (41.8% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, American owns the country's No. 158-rated mark, allowing 69.1 points per game on the highway. Lehigh, on the other hand, rates No. 44 in scoring at home.
Last time out for American, they were a 70-55 winner as they battled Colgate at home. The Eagles grabbed a 70-55 win over the Red Raiders on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from John Schoof at Bender Arena.
Last time out for Lehigh, they were a 68-61 winner as they battled Holy Cross on the road. Lehigh earned a 68-61 victory over Holy Cross on Saturday, getting 22 points from Mackey McKnight at Hart Recreation Center.
American home to Holy Cross, Sunday, February 17
Lehigh at Colgate, Saturday, February 16