Lafayette Leopards vs Colgate Red Raiders Preview
Colgate Red Raiders vs Lafayette Leopards Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Colgate Red Raiders travelling to Lafayette Wednesday to take on the Leopards.
This season, the Leopards are 10-12 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Red Raiders are 8-13 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Lafayette boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Colgate is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 314-ranked Leopards and the No. 243-rated Red Raiders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 65-64 win for the Leopards on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Lafayette's No. 331-rated squad against Colgate's No. 121-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Lafayette rates No. 39 in the country with 7.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 66 nationally with 7.4 per match.
Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 241-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.9 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 182 nationally in scoring at home.
Colgate was a 70-56 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Navy. Colgate got 29 points from Murphy Burnatowski en route to a 70-56 victory over Navy on Saturday at Alumni Hall.
Lafayette was a 78-57 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Lehigh. Lafayette cruised to victory on Sunday, running Lehigh out of the gym and running up a 78-57 score at Stabler Arena.
Colgate home to Holy Cross, Saturday, February 2
Lafayette at American, Saturday, February 2