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Lehigh Mountain HawksBucknell Bison
March 7, 7:00 PM | Sojka Pavilion

Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs Bucknell Bison Odds

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The Bison will try to cover the spread at Sojka Pavilion on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in college basketball action.

It's a game in the Patriot Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68.

Bucknell will face the 25-7 Mountain Hawks, who own a 6-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bison are 3-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mountain Hawks are 4-2 favoring the OVER.

View Lehigh vs Bucknell Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Mountain Hawks are listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 100-rated Lehigh taking on the No. 61-rated Bison in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-76 win for the Mountain Hawks on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Bucknell's No. 157-ranked offense, averaging 68.8 PPG, against a Mountain Hawks defense that ranks No. 110 at 64.7 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 46.6% so far, more than the Mountain Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Lehigh owns the country's No. 138-rated mark, allowing 68.4 points per game on the highway. Bucknell, on the other hand, rates No. 143 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Lehigh, they were an 85-66 winner as they battled American at home. They covered in the match as a 9-point favorite. Lehigh got 27 points and 10 rebounds from C.J. McCollum en route to an 85-66 victory over American on Saturday at Stabler Arena.

In their last action, Bucknell was a 79-52 winner at home against Lafayette. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. The Bison blew out Lafayette on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 79-52 win at Sojka Pavilion.

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