American vs. Lehigh - 1/27/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Lehigh Mountain Hawks (5-15) at American Eagles (9-10)
College Basketball: Monday, January 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Bender Arena)
The Line: American Eagles -7 -- Over/Under: 146.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Lehigh Mountain Hawks and American Eagles meet Monday in college basketball action at the Bender Arena.
The Lehigh Mountain Hawks need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks are averaging 68.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 73.4 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Jordan Cohen is averaging 15.4 points and 3.8 rebounds while James Karnick is averaging 12.4 points and 7.6 rebounds. Jeameril Wilson is dishing 1.1 assists and Marques Wilson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.7 rebounds per game. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks have lost 11 straight road games.
The American Eagles look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The American Eagles are averaging 71.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 73 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Sa'eed Nelson is averaging 16.6 points and 4.6 rebounds while Jamir Harris is averaging 11.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. Jacob Boonyasith is dishing 1.4 assists and Mark Gasperini is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The American Eagles are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The American Eagles are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The American Eagles won three of their last four home games.
The Mountain Hawks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Eagles are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss, 2-11 ATS in their last 13 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Mountain Hawks last 7 overall. The over is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 overall. The home team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Both of these teams are trash when it comes to covering the number, but the American Eagles are playing better basketball by far entering this contest and win at home by an average of 4.5 points while shooting 48.5 percent from the field. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks have not only lost 11 straight road games, but they lose on the road by an average of 11.1 points and shoot just 43.6 percent from the field. I'll lay the chalk with the American Eagles at home.