Planning on watching today’s Black Knights and Great Danes game? Catch the action at SEFCU Arena in Albany, NY, as the Great Danes hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Great Danes as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 137.5 points.
ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS VS ALBANY GREAT DANES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Albany Great Danes -4.5
This game will be played at SEFCU Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE ALBANY GREAT DANES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-65 in favor of the Great Danes.
- Not only will Albany pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Taking a Look at the Black Knights Chances on the Road
Army comes into this game with a record of 0-4, and they have played 10 road games, going 3-7 in those games, including last year. As Army prepares to face Albany, their against-the-spread (ATS) record stands at 0-4. This season, they have yet to cover the spread both on the road (0-2) and at home (0-2).
After four games, Army has an over/under record of 1-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 122 points per game so far. The Black Knights’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 55 points per game.
Army offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 58 points against Quinnipiac. In that game, they made 8/30 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 38.6%. The team’s scoring leader is Ryan Curry, who holds an average of 12 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jared Cross is averaging 7.5 points per game this season.
So far, the Black Knights’ defense is ranked 67th in the country at 66.8 points per contest. Army will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Quinnipiac to just 38% shooting in their most recent game.
Can the Great Danes Lock in a Home Win?
Albany enters today’s game against Army with a 1-3 overall record this season. Over their past five home games, which includes last year, Albany has a home record of 1-4. Prior to today’s game, Albany holds a 1-3 record against the spread. Heading into their first home game of the season, Albany had a 4-8 record vs. the spread at home last season.
So far, Albany’s games have averaged 162.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 146.6 points. When analyzing the Great Danes’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 72 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
Coming off their recent game, the Albany offense tallied 82 points in a matchup against Quinnipiac. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.7%, and they made 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Amar’e Marshall with 19 points. Sebastian Thomas also added 19 points for the Great Danes.
Coming into the game, Albany will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 87.0 points per game (200th). The Albany defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 85 points and allowed Quinnipiac to connect on 1 threes.