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Red Raiders visit American Eagles in college basketball clash

Colgate Red RaidersAmerican Eagles
Jan 7, 2:00 PM | Bender Arena

Colgate Red Raiders vs American Eagles Odds

5-9TEAM RECORD9-6

American will look to improve on its 9-6 record on Saturday when they host Colgate in NCAAB odds action at Bender Arena.

The Red Raiders will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 0-0 ATS. Colgate is 0-0 on the totals; American is 0-0.

View Colgate vs American Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Eagles at No. 294 and the Red Raiders at No. 308 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-57 result in favor of the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Red Raiders is ranked No. 199 in NCAA hoops at 34.8 per game. Contrast that with American’s No. 312 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, American is the No. 142-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Colgate rates No. 123 at 6.7 per game.

Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 309-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.2 points per game. American, meanwhile, comes in at No. 205 nationally in scoring at home.

Colgate lost its last outing, a 66-59 result against Columbia on January 4. Pat Moore scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Red Raiders to a win (they lost 66-59 to Columbia at Cotterell Court on Wednesday).

American was a 70-61 winner in its last match on the road against Brown. American got 25 points from Charles Hinkle en route to a 70-61 victory over Brown on Monday at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Next up:
Colgate at Bucknell, Wednesday, January 11
American at Lehigh, Wednesday, January 11

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