Planning on watching today’s Eagles and Black Knights game? Catch the action at Christl Arena in West Point, NY, as the Black Knights hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN+. American come into this Patriot League conference matchup as the -2 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 121.5 points.


The Pick: Army Black Knights +2

This game will be played at Christl Arena at 4:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Black Knights.
  • Not only will Army pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 121.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Does American Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

On the season, American has gone 15-14, including a 9-8 record in Patriot League play. For the year, they have gone 7-9 on the road, and they are currently on a two-game road winning streak. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4.

Coming into today, the Eagles have been favored in 18 of their 29 games, going 11-7 in those matchups. In their last game, they defeated Colgate by a score of 66-64.

Against the spread, American has a record of 15-14 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 9-7. As the favorite, the Eagles are just 10-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, American has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for American is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 126 points. On the season, their over/under record is 14-15 and their games have averaged 135.2 points compared to an average over/under line of 136.1, resulting in an average margin of -0.9 points.

The American offense is coming off a game where they scored 66 points against Colgate. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.4% and connected on 9 threes. Offensively, the Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 211st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 116th in percentage and 57th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Eagles’ defense is positioned 76th in the country, permitting 68.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.0 threes per game vs. Army. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.9%.

Do the Black Knights Have What it Takes at Home?

Army enters today’s game as a 2-point underdog, and they have gone 4-15 when tabbed as the underdog this season. The Black Knights are currently on a two-game losing streak and have gone 10-19 overall this season.

At home this season, Army has gone 5-9, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 4-6. In their most recent game, the Black Knights fell to Bucknell by a score of 54-41.

As the underdog, Army has gone 10-9 against the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark sits at just 4-10. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Black Knights are 5-5 vs. the spread. In their last 10 home games, Army has gone 3-6 ATS.

Army’s over/under record for the season is 10-18. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 121.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 115 points.

The Army offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 41 points versus Bucknell. During the game, they attempted 20 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 28.6%. Leading the team in scoring was Abe Johnson with 12 points. Ryan Curry also added 9 points for the Black Knights.

At present, the Black Knights’ defense is nationally ranked 13th, allowing 63.2 points per game. Against Bucknell, the Black Knights’ defense gave up 54 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Bucknell only made 2 free-throws.