Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs Navy Midshipmen Betting Matchup Report
Navy Midshipmen vs Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Navy when they take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Mountain Hawks are 18-8 so far on the season, and 3-3 ATS vs. the number. The Midshipmen, meanwhile, are 8-20 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Lehigh go 0-3 and the Midshipmen go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 84-ranked Mountain Hawks and the No. 245-rated Midshipmen in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-60 win for the Mountain Hawks on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Midshipmen rank No. 324 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.3 per game. That compares with Lehigh’s No. 228 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Lehigh is college basketball's No. 37-ranked team at 7.8 per game, while the Midshipmen rate No. 226 with 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Navy features the nation's No. 68-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.6 points per game. Lehigh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.
Navy was a 59-46 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Colgate. Tilman Dunbar scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Midshipmen to a win (they lost 59-46 to Colgate at Cotterell Court on Sunday).
Lehigh lost its last outing, a 79-71 result against Lafayette on February 24. Holden Greiner went off for 27 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Lafayette handed Lehigh a 79-71 defeat at Kirby Center.
Navy home to Bucknell, Saturday, March 2
Lehigh home to Army, Saturday, March 2