Check out our free American vs Army pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in West Point. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

American vs Army Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Eagles vs Black Knights Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: American Eagles at Army Black Knights
  • Where: West Point at Christl Arena
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: American +1, AMERCN -110 | ARMY -110 O/U 137.5

Eagles Preview:

American will take their 4 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 12-3. So far, the Eagles have played 9 games on the road, with a record of 7-2. For the season, American has been the underdog in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 5-2. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Eagles being +1 point underdogs.

American’s leading scorer this season is Matt Rogers, who is averaging 13.8 points per contest. So far, Rogers has accounted for 20.1% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.33 rebounds per game and 1.27 assists. Johnny O’Neil is the second leading scorer for the Eagles, averaging 12.15 points per game. Between him and O’Neil, they are accounting for 35.4% of the team’s scoring.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for American this season, as they are currently ranked 414th in college basketball at 63.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Eagles’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.1%, placing them 316th in the NCAA.

Black Knights Preview:

Army heads into this matchup having played 17 games and have an overall record sitting at 9-8. So far this season, Army has played 8 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-3. The Black Knights’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1 points in their favor. For the season, Army has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 5-4.

Army’s leading scorer this season is Jalen Rucker, who is averaging 16.06 points per contest. So far, Rucker has accounted for 21.05% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.24 rebounds per game and 3.29 assists. Coleton Benson is the second leading scorer for the Black Knights, averaging 12.06 points per game. Between him and Benson, they are accounting for 36.9% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Army this season, as they are currently ranked 228th in college basketball at 70.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Black Knights’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.3%, placing them 352nd in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Army Black Knights -1

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Army Black Knights to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1 point betting favorites. Although Army as a team is just 239th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Eagles’ defense. At -1 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Black Knights to come out on top and cover.

 


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