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Dec 14, 7:00 PM | Christl Arena

Maine Black Bears vs Army Black Knights Odds


The Army Black Knights will try to cover the spread at Christl Arena on Friday when they get a visit from the Maine Black Bears in NCAA basketball action.

The Black Knights sit at 4-5 (1-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Black Bears are currently 3-6 (0-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Army is 0-0 OU, and Maine is 1-0 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Black Knights at No. 202 and the Black Bears at No. 162 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-68 result in favor of the Black Knights.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Army's No. 46-rated squad against Maine's No. 44-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Army rates No. 40 in the country with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 297 nationally with 4.4 per match.

Defensively, Maine features the nation's No. 260-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. Army, meanwhile, comes in at No. 62 nationally in scoring at home.

Maine lost its last outing, a 91-59 result against Florida State on December 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 18-point underdog. The Black Bears were hammered by Florida State on Sunday, losing by a 91-59 final at Tucker Center in college basketball betting action.

Army lost its last outing, a 69-67 result against NJIT on December 11. Ella Ellis scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Black Knights to a win (they lost 69-67 to NJIT at Fleisher Center on Tuesday).

Next up:
Maine at Marist, Sunday, December 16
Army home to Rosemont College, Saturday, December 22