Colgate Red Raiders vs Bucknell Bison in college hoops odds
Bucknell Bison vs Colgate Red Raiders Odds
Colgate looks to cover the Red Raiders-Bison pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 6-11 mark when they host Bucknell in college basketball wagering action.
The Bison will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Red Raiders are 1-0 ATS. Bucknell is 1-0 on the totals; Colgate is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Red Raiders at No. 258 and the Bison at No. 62 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 77-60 result in favor of the Bison.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colgate's No. 231-ranked offense, averaging 65.5 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 37 at 58.9 PPG. The Red Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 42.7% so far, less than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.
Defensively, Bucknell features the nation's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.8 points per game. Colgate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 256 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Bucknell, they were a 76-55 winner as they battled Army at home. Bucknell cruised to victory on Saturday, running Army out of the gym and running up a 76-55 score at Sojka Pavilion.
Colgate was a 72-63 loser in their most recent outing at home against American. Colgate got 15 points from Brandon James but lost anyway, 72-63, to American on Saturday at Cotterell Court.
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