American Eagles vs Bucknell Bison Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting American Eagles travelling to Bucknell Wednesday to take on the Bison.
The Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bison are 2-1 ATS. American is 1-0 against the total, while Bucknell is 1-2 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 53 (Bison) and the No. 299 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-57 result in favor of the Bison has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 254 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.9 per game. That compares with Bucknell’s No. 100 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Bucknell is college basketball's No. 312-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 169 with 6.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, American owns the country's No. 120-rated mark, allowing 67.1 points per game on the highway. Bucknell, on the other hand, rates No. 206 in scoring at home.
American was a 72-58 loser in its last match at home against Army. Blake Jolivette scored 11 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 72-58 to Army at Bender Arena on Saturday).
Bucknell won its last outing, a 74-57 result against Holy Cross on February 24. The Crusaders were burned for 25 points by Mike Muscala on Sunday as the Bison put another game in the win column, 74-57, at Sojka Pavilion.
American at Lafayette, Saturday, March 2
Bucknell at Navy, Saturday, March 2