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Navy Midshipmen host Bucknell Bison in college basketball action

Bucknell BisonNavy Midshipmen
Jan 28, 7:00 PM | Alumni Hall

Bucknell Bison vs Navy Midshipmen Odds

16-6TEAM RECORD3-17

The Navy Midshipmen will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Bison at Alumni Hall in NCAAB action.

Navy will face the 16-6 Bison, who own a 2-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Midshipmen are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bison are 2-2 favoring the OVER.

View Bucknell vs Navy Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 317-ranked Midshipmen and the No. 63-rated Bison in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-59 win for the Bison on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Navy's No. 317-ranked offense, averaging 60.4 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 54 at 61.8 PPG. The Midshipmen field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bucknell owns the country's No. 105-rated mark, allowing 67.1 points per game on the highway. Navy, on the other hand, rates No. 306 in scoring at home.

Bucknell won its last outing, a 67-61 result against American on January 25. Mike Muscala scored 21 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Bucknell over American, 67-61, on Wednesday at Sojka Pavilion.

Navy lost its last outing, a 71-60 result against Lehigh on January 26. The Midshipmen got 15 points from Jordan Sugars, but it was Lehigh that prevailed in a 71-60 final on Thursday at Stabler Arena.

Next up:
Bucknell home to Army, Saturday, February 4
Navy at Lafayette, Saturday, February 4

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