Army vs Colgate Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23
Colgate Raiders (24-8) vs Army Black Knights (17-15)
Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm (Cotterell Court)
Betting Odds: Colgate Raiders -12 -- Over/Under: 149.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Colgate Raiders and Army Black Knights face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown in the Patriot League Tournament at the Cotterell Court. When these two teams faced off in February it was Colgate that secured the 93-86 victory.
Colgate Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Colgate who sits with a 24-8 record overall and they have gone 15-16 against the spread. On Thursday against Loyola, Maryland, Colgate scored 92 points and was able to win by 19 points. Colgate is averaging 78.2 points while their defense is giving up 69.1 points per game. This is a team that wants to push the pace and the last time they faced off it was the offense that was the difference. Tucker Richardson is averaging 14 points while shooting 45.4 percent from the field.
Army Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Army who sits with a 17-15 record overall and they have gone 15-15 against the spread. On Thursday they faced off against Boston University and they were able to secure a 71-69 victory. Two games ago against Holy Cross, they won 80-65. Army is averaging 73.1 points while their defense is giving up 69.7 points per game. Jalen Rucker is having a strong season averaging 16.3 points while shooting 44.6 percent from the field and 29.6 percent from behind the three point line.
Colgate vs Army Trends
Army is 8-2 against the spread in their last ten games. The under is 5-1 in Army’s last six road games. The over is 4-1 in Colgate’s last five games following an against the spread win. The over is 4-1 in the Raiders last five games against a team with a winning straight up record.
Shane’s Free Pick
The last time these two teams faced off there wasn’t any defense played and ti’s going to be much of the same in this game. Colgate is an elite offensive team and they want to push the pace. Look for Army to keep pace, at least for a while, and this game is going to be a shootout. Back the over.