Army Black Knights face American Eagles: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Army Black Knights vs American Eagles Odds
The American Eagles will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Army Black Knights at Bender Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Eagles are 10-16 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Black Knights, meanwhile, are 13-13 and 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen American go 1-0 and the Black Knights go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 296 (Eagles) and the No. 160 (Black Knights) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-61 result in favor of the Black Knights has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits American's No. 336-ranked offense, averaging 58.2 PPG, against a Black Knights defense that ranks No. 234 at 68.8 PPG. The Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Black Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Defensively, Army features the nation's No. 247-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.6 points per game. American, meanwhile, comes in at No. 327 nationally in scoring at home.
Army won its last outing, a 77-63 result against Colgate on February 20. Colgate was victimized by Ella Ellis for 34 points as the Black Knights defeated the Red Raiders 77-63 in college hoops action on Wednesday.
American was a 50-44 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Navy. The Eagles endured a 50-44 loss at the hands of the Midshipmen on Wednesday, despite a 15-point effort from Daniel Munoz at Alumni Hall.
Army home to Holy Cross, Wednesday, February 27
American at Bucknell, Wednesday, February 27