Navy vs Army Prediction - College Basketball Picks 2/10/24
Army (7-17) vs Navy (8-14)
Game Info: Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 1:30 pm (Christl Arena)
Betting Odds: Army -2.5 -- Over/Under: 127.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Navy Midshipmen and Army Black Knights face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Christi Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Navy vs Army prediction.
Navy’s Defense Has Struggled
Navy has lost five games in a row and especially the last two games the defense has been awful. Two games ago against Colgate, Navy lost 88-64 and in the last game against Bucknell, they lost 80-67. Navy overall this season is averaging 67.4 points while their defense is giving up 68 points per game. The defense is ranked 85th overall but they have really been let down the last few games. Austin Benigni is averaging 16.1 points while shooting 39.7 percent from the field.
Army Looks to Build Against Lehigh
Army faced off against Lehigh in the last game and the defense gave up only 57 points on the way to the 11 point victory. TJ Small did have a strong game putting up 15 points, six rebounds, and one assist. Army on the season is averaging 60.6 points while their defense is giving up 63.5 points per game. The defense is ranked 12th and they are going to need the defense to be good. Josh Scovens has been the top player averaging 12.4 points while shooting 40.9 percent from the field. Guys like Scovens are going to need to be good here.
Navy vs Army Betting Prediction
The Navy defense has been a major issue heading into this game and they are going to really struggle here. Army is giving only 63.5 points and they are going to lockdown the Navy offense. The Navy defense is going to really struggle to slow down Army and that is going to be the difference here as the Black Knights are going pick up a victory here. Back Army against the spread.