Navy Midshipmen face Holy Cross Crusaders: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Navy Midshipmen vs Holy Cross Crusaders Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Holy Cross vs Navy battle Tuesday at Hart Recreation Center as the Crusaders look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Crusaders are 10-13 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Midshipmen are 7-17 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Holy Cross boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Navy is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 231 (Crusaders) and the No. 264 (Midshipmen) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 58-56 result in favor of the Crusaders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Holy Cross's No. 208-rated squad against Navy's No. 324-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Holy Cross rates No. 136 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 199 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Navy owns the country's No. 77-rated mark, allowing 65 points per game on the highway. Holy Cross, on the other hand, rates No. 279 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Navy, they were a 70-47 loser as they battled Lafayette at home. Navy was run off the court by the Leopards on Saturday as Lafayette routed them 70-47 at Alumni Hall.
Holy Cross lost its last outing, a 68-61 result against Lehigh on February 9. The Crusaders endured a 68-61 loss at the hands of the Mountain Hawks on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Dave Dudzinski at Hart Recreation Center.
Navy home to Army, Saturday, February 16
Holy Cross at American, Sunday, February 17