Navy Lafayette Betting Preview
Lafayette Leopards vs Navy Midshipmen Odds
Lafayette travels to Navy on Saturday, hoping to boost its 11-13 record with a victory over the Midshipmen.
The Midshipmen currently sports a 7-16 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Leopards are 11-13 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Midshipmen produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Leopards have gone 0-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 250-ranked Midshipmen and the No. 308-rated Leopards in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 63-61 win for the Midshipmen on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Navy's No. 339-ranked offense, averaging 57.5 PPG, against a Leopards defense that ranks No. 251 at 70 PPG. The Midshipmen field goal percentage has averaged 40% so far, less than the Leopards marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Defensively, Lafayette features the nation's No. 300-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.5 points per game. Navy, meanwhile, comes in at No. 343 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Lafayette was a 68-64 loser on the road against American. The Leopards endured a 68-64 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Seth Hinrichs at Bender Arena.
Last time out for Navy, they were a 69-54 loser as they battled Bucknell on the road. The Midshipmen endured a 69-54 loss at the hands of the Bison on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Kevin Alter at Sojka Pavilion.
Lafayette home to Army, Wednesday, February 13
Navy at Holy Cross, Tuesday, February 12