Army vs. Bucknell - 1/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Bucknell Bison (9-12) at Army Black Knights (9-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:00 am (Christl Arena)
The Line: Army Black Knights PK -- Over/Under: 146 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Bucknell Bison and Army Black Knights meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Christl Arena.
The Bucknell Bison look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Bucknell Bison are averaging 69.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Jimmy Sotos is averaging 12.2 points and 3.7 rebounds while John Meeks is averaging 11.9 points and 4.6 rebounds. Avi Toomer is the third double-digit scorer and Andrew Funk is dishing 1.3 assists. The Bucknell Bison are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Bucknell Bison are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Bucknell Bison have lost five of their last six road games.
The Army Black Knights look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Army Black Knights are averaging 70.8 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Tommy Funk is averaging 15.5 points and 4.4 rebounds while Matt Wilson is averaging 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds. Lonnie Grayson is the third double-digit scorer and Alex King is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Army Black Knights are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 57.6 percent from the free throw line. The Army Black Knights are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game. The Army Black Knights have lost three of their last four home games.
The Bison are 5-17 ATS in their last 22 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 7-1-1 in Bison last 9 overall. The over is 5-0 in Black Knights last 5 overall. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Bucknell Bison are just 2-8 ATS on the road this season and are losing on the road by an average of 12.3 points while shooting just 40.6 percent from the field. The Army Black Knights are winning at home by an average of 3.3 points and shooting 48.5 percent from the field. In a toss up contest, I have to side with Army at home. Bucknell is horrible on the road this season.