Army Black Knights vs Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Lehigh vs Army battle Saturday at Stabler Arena as the Mountain Hawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Lehigh battles the Black Knights, currently sitting with a 15-13 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-3 for the Mountain Hawks and 0-0 for the Black Knights.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mountain Hawks, most recently No. 84 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Black Knights, who rate No. 153 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 79-74 victory for the Mountain Hawks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Black Knights rank No. 79 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Lehigh’s No. 231 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Lehigh is college basketball's No. 36-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Black Knights rate No. 26 with 8.1 per game.
Defensively, Army features the nation's No. 223-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.6 points per game. Lehigh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 85 nationally in scoring at home.
Army was a 69-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Holy Cross. Army got 31 points from Ella Ellis en route to a 69-62 victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday at Christl Arena.
In their last action, Lehigh was a 72-43 winner at home against Navy. Lehigh cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Navy out of the gym and running up a 72-43 score at Stabler Arena.