Navy Midshipmen visit Colgate Red Raiders in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Navy Midshipmen vs Colgate Red Raiders Odds
The Colgate Red Raiders will be trying to slam the Navy Midshipmen on Sunday when the teams tip off at Cotterell Court in college betting action.
The Red Raiders sport records of 10-18 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Midshipmen have 8-19 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Red Raiders and 0-0 for the Midshipmen.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Raiders - Midshipmen odds would favor the Midshipmen if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colgate is rated No. 274 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Navy is at No. 262. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 59-57 win for the Midshipmen.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colgate's No. 264-ranked offense, averaging 63.7 PPG, against a Midshipmen defense that ranks No. 42 at 60.6 PPG. The Red Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 41.7% so far, more than the Midshipmen marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.
Defensively, Navy features the nation's No. 78-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.1 points per game. Colgate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 245 nationally in scoring at home.
Navy was a 50-44 winner in its last match at home against American. Navy got 13 points from Brandon Venturini en route to a 50-44 victory over American on Wednesday at Alumni Hall.
Colgate lost its last outing, a 77-63 result against Army on February 20. The Red Raiders endured a 77-63 loss at the hands of the Black Knights on Wednesday, despite a 19-point effort from Murphy Burnatowski at Christl Arena.
Navy at Lehigh, Wednesday, February 27
Colgate home to Lafayette, Wednesday, February 27