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Lafayette Leopards host Bucknell Bison in college basketball action

Bucknell BisonLafayette Leopards
Feb 16, 2:00 PM | Kirby Center

Bucknell Bison vs Lafayette Leopards Odds

21-4TEAM RECORD12-14

The Lafayette Leopards will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Bucknell Bison at Kirby Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

The Leopards are 12-14 so far on the season, and 1-0 ATS vs. the number. The Bison, meanwhile, are 21-4 and 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Lafayette go 0-1 and the Bison go 1-1 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 302 (Leopards) and the No. 61 (Bison) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-64 result in favor of the Bison has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Lafayette's No. 333-rated squad against Bucknell's No. 126-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Lafayette rates No. 29 in the country with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 319 nationally with 4.5 per match.

Defensively, Bucknell features the nation's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.1 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 179 nationally in scoring at home.

Bucknell won its last outing, a 69-61 result against Colgate on February 13. Mike Muscala scored 27 points and helped out with 12 rebounds for Bucknell on Wednesday, leading the Bison to a 69-61 victory over Colgate at Sojka Pavilion.

Lafayette was an 85-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against Army. Lafayette suffered an 85-68 loss against Army on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Tony Johnson in a losing effort at Kirby Center.

Next up:
Bucknell at Lehigh, Monday, February 18
Lafayette at Holy Cross, Wednesday, February 20

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