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

Army vs American Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 25th Betting Odds

Black Knights vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Army Black Knights at American Eagles
  • Where: Washington at Bender Arena
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25th
  • Betting Odds: Army +4, ARMY +155 | AMERCN -190 O/U 137.5

Black Knights Preview:

Army heads into this matchup having played 21 games and have an overall record sitting at 11-10. So far, the Black Knights have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 5-5. For the season, Army has been the underdog in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 3-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Black Knights being +4 point underdogs.

Army’s leading scorer this season is Jalen Rucker, who is averaging 16.43 points per contest. So far, Rucker has accounted for 21.71% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.19 rebounds per game and 3.48 assists. Ethan Roberts is the second leading scorer for the Black Knights, averaging 11.71 points per game. Between him and Roberts, they are accounting for 37.2% of the team’s scoring.

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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.

Eagles Preview:

American will take the floor against the Black Knights with an overall record of 12-7. Currently, the Eagles have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 5-2. The Eagles’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, American has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 7-3.

American’s leading scorer this season is Matt Rogers, who is averaging 12.79 points per contest. So far, Rogers has accounted for 19.1% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.11 rebounds per game and 1.53 assists. Johnny O’Neil is the second leading scorer for the Eagles, averaging 11.76 points per game. Between him and O’Neil, they are accounting for 34.8% of the team’s scoring.

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.

Free Spread Prediction: Army Black Knights +4

After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have American as the favorites with a line coming in at -4. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Army Black Knights to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with American at 5.03 made 3’s per game compared to Army at 6.74. Look for Army to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Eagles.

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