Colgate Lafayette Betting Preview
Lafayette Leopards vs Colgate Red Raiders Odds
Cotterell Court will host Colgate Red Raiders vs. Lafayette Leopards action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Red Raiders bring a 11-18 record (1-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-14 Leopards, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Colgate go 1-0 so far and the Leopards go 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Raiders sit at No. 250 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Leopards sit at No. 311 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Leopards will win this game 66-62.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Leopards rank No. 334 in NCAA Division 1 with 29.7 per game. That compares with Colgate’s No. 133 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Colgate is college basketball's No. 101-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Leopards rate No. 26 with 8 per game.
Defensively, Lafayette features the nation's No. 267-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.6 points per game. Colgate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 260 nationally in scoring at home.
Lafayette was a 79-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Lehigh. Lafayette got 29 points from Tony Johnson en route to a 79-71 victory over Lehigh on Sunday at Kirby Center.
Colgate won its last outing, a 59-46 result against Navy on February 24. Colgate got 13 points from Pat Moore en route to a 59-46 victory over Navy on Sunday at Cotterell Court.
Lafayette home to American, Saturday, March 2
Colgate at Holy Cross, Saturday, March 2