Army Black Knights vs Lafayette Leopards Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Army when they take on the Lafayette Leopards on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Leopards bring a 12-13 record (1-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-13 Black Knights, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lafayette go 0-1 so far and the Black Knights go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Leopards rated this week at No. 302 and the Black Knights sitting at No. 172. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-68 result in favor of the Black Knights.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Lafayette's No. 179-ranked scoring average of 67.4 PPG, against a Black Knights defense rated No. 253 and allowing 69.7 PPG. The Leopards FG% has averaged 45.3% to date this season, more than the Black Knights shooters have managed so far (44.3% per game).
Defensively, Army features the nation's No. 285-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 178 nationally in scoring at home.
Army was a 60-58 loser in its last match at home against Bucknell. The Black Knights got 14 points from Kyle Wilson, but it was Bucknell that prevailed in a 60-58 final on Saturday at Christl Arena.
Lafayette was a 70-47 winner in its last match on the road against Navy. The Leopards blew out Navy on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 70-47 win at Alumni Hall.
Army at Navy, Saturday, February 16
Lafayette home to Bucknell, Saturday, February 16