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Navy vs Lafayette Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 1st Betting Odds

Midshipmen vs Leopards Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Navy Midshipmen at Lafayette Leopards
  • Where: Easton at Kirby Sports Center
  • Date: Wednesday, February 1st
  • Betting Odds: Navy -1.5, NAVY -127 | LAFAY +104 O/U 123.5

Midshipmen Preview:

Navy will take the floor against the Leopards with an overall record of 11-11. So far, the Midshipmen have played 12 games on the road, with a record of 5-7. This season, Navy has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 5-7. For today’s contest, Navy has a betting line set -1.5 points in their favor.

Navy will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Tyler Nelson who is averaging 12.14 points per game for the Midshipmen. Nelson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Midshipmen’s offensive game plan is the play of Daniel Deaver who has hit 51.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.41 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Navy this season, as they are currently ranked 384th in college basketball at 65.0 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 Midshipmen’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.6%, placing them 341st in the NCAA.

Leopards Preview:

Lafayette will take the floor against the Midshipmen with an overall record of 7-16. Currently, the Leopards have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 3-4. So far, the Leopards have been the underdog 16 times, going 3-13 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1.5 underdogs on the spread.

Lafayette will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Leo O’Boyle who is averaging 12.5 points per game for the Leopards. O’Boyle is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Leopards’ offensive game plan is the play of CJ Fulton who has hit 45.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.39 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Lafayette this season, as they are currently ranked 306th in college basketball at 67.8 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 Leopards’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.8%, placing them 330th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Navy Midshipmen -1.5

Going into this matchup between the Lafayette Leopards and Navy Midshipmen our college basketball statistical model recommend taking Navy to not only win but cover the spread. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the line set at -1.5 in favor of the Midshipmen. Although the school doesn’t have the strongest record vs the spread on the road of late (4-6), our model shows the Midshipmen’s defense doing a good job taking away Lafayette’s ability to knock down 3’s at their usual rate. In this spot, we will be getting our wager on Navy laying the points.