Army Black Knights vs Bucknell Bison Betting Matchup Report
Bucknell Bison vs Army Black Knights Odds
The Army Black Knights host Bucknell on Saturday, looking to build on their 10-12 mark against the 19-4 Bison in college hoops action at Christl Arena.
The Bison will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Black Knights are 1-1 ATS. Bucknell is 1-1 on the totals; Army is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Black Knights at No. 171 and the Bison at No. 58 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 77-71 result in favor of the Bison.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bison rank No. 115 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.3 per game. That compares with Army’s No. 66 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Army is college basketball's No. 37-ranked team at 7.8 per game, while the Bison rate No. 322 with 4.3 per game.
Defensively, Bucknell features the nation's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.2 points per game. Army, meanwhile, comes in at No. 75 nationally in scoring at home.
Bucknell won its last outing, a 69-54 result against Navy on February 2. The Bison got 20 points from Bryson Johnson as Bucknell ran past Navy 69-54 on Saturday at Sojka Pavilion.
Army was an 85-76 loser in their most recent outing at home against Lehigh. The Black Knights got 20 points from Kyle Toth, but it was Lehigh that prevailed in an 85-76 final on Sunday at Christl Arena.
Bucknell home to Colgate, Wednesday, February 13
Army at Lafayette, Wednesday, February 13