Navy at American: 2/21/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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American Eagles (2-3) vs Navy Midshipmen (11-2)
Game Info: Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Bender Arena)
Betting Odds: American Eagles -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Navy Midshipmen and American Eagles face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown at Bender Arena.
These two teams faced off on Saturday and it was Navy that was able to come away with a 72-60 victory. Guard Greg Summers was the best player for Navy putting up 19 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Josh Alexander was the best player for American finishing with 19 points and six rebounds.
The Navy Midshipmen come into this game with a 12-2 record overall and they have won 10 of their last 11 games. Navy on the season is averaging 72.2 points per game and their defense is giving up 67.5 points per game. Navy is led by Cam Davis who averages 17.7 points and shoots 45.5 percent from the field and 38 percent from deep. Navy's biggest strength so far this season has been with closing out games and in this game it's going to be important they don't play with fire by doing that.
On the other side of this matchup is the American Eagles who sit with a 2-4 record overall but those two wins came before their last loss against Navy. American is averaging 71.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 75.8 points per game. American is led by Jamir Harris who averages 20.5 points and shoots 55.1 percent from the field and 48.6 percent from deep.
Navy is 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 Sunday games. American is 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 home games. American is 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games overall.The over is 9-4 in American’s last 13 Sunday games.
Navy had no issue running up the score against American on Saturday and there is no reason to believe tht it should change in this game. Look for Navy to have no issue winning hits game and coming away with a cover of the spread.