Navy Midshipmen host American Eagles in college basketball action
American Eagles vs Navy Midshipmen Odds
Alumni Hall features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Navy Midshipmen and the visiting American Eagles in college hoops action on Wednesday.
The Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Midshipmen are 0-0 ATS. American is 1-0 on the totals; Navy is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 262 (Midshipmen) and the No. 296 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 58-56 result in favor of the Midshipmen has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Navy has the nation's No. 340-rated offensive output, at 57 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 99 allowing on average 63.3 PPG. The Midshipmen FG% has averaged 39.7% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Defensively, American features the nation's No. 144-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Navy, meanwhile, comes in at No. 342 nationally in scoring at home.
American was a 64-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Holy Cross. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. The Eagles got 17 points from Stephen Lumpkins as American ran past Holy Cross 64-61 on Sunday at Bender Arena.
Navy was a 56-55 loser in its last match at home against Army. Navy suffered a 56-55 loss against Army on Saturday, getting 14 points from Worth Smith in a losing effort at Alumni Hall.
American home to Army, Saturday, February 23
Navy at Colgate, Sunday, February 24