Army Black Knights vs American Eagles Preview
American Eagles vs Army Black Knights Odds
Christl Arena will host Army Black Knights vs. American Eagles action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Army battles the Eagles, currently sitting with a 7-12 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Black Knights and 0-0 for the Eagles.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Black Knights - Eagles odds would favor the Black Knights if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Army is rated No. 146 in the current Odds Shark poll, while American is at No. 316. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-60 win for the Black Knights.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Army has the nation's No. 67-rated offensive output, at 72.9 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 115 allowing on average 63.7 PPG. The Black Knights FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.
Defensively, American features the nation's No. 145-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Army, meanwhile, comes in at No. 78 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, American was a 72-49 winner at home against Navy. American cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Navy out of the gym and running up a 72-49 score at Bender Arena.
In their last action, Army was a 93-90 loser on the road against Colgate. The Black Knights endured a 93-90 loss at the hands of the Red Raiders on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Kyle Wilson at Cotterell Court.
American home to Bucknell, Wednesday, January 30
Army at Holy Cross, Wednesday, January 30