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Lafayette American Betting Preview

American EaglesLafayette Leopards
Jan 28, 1:00 PM | Kirby Center

American Eagles vs Lafayette Leopards Odds


Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for American when they take on the Leopards on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 13-8 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Leopards are at 9-12 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Leopards are 0-0, while the Eagles have a 0-0 mark.

View American vs Lafayette Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 319-rated Leopards and the No. 247-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-64 result in favor of the Eagles.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Lafayette has the nation's No. 143-rated offensive output, at 69.8 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 84 allowing on average 63.2 PPG. The Leopards FG% has averaged 43.7% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

Defensively, American features the nation's No. 63-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.9 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 111 nationally in scoring at home.

American was a 67-61 loser in its last match on the road against Bucknell. The Eagles endured a 67-61 loss at the hands of the Bison on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Daniel Munoz at Sojka Pavilion.

In their last action, Lafayette was an 82-76 winner on the road against Colgate. Ryan Willen scored 18 points leading the Leopards to an 82-76 victory over Colgate at Cotterell Court on Wednesday.

Next up:
American at Colgate, Saturday, February 4
Lafayette home to Navy, Saturday, February 4