Betting on today’s Black Knights and Terriers game? Catch the action at Case Gym in Boston, MA, as the Terriers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Patriot League conference matchup has an over/under of 122.5 points, and Boston is favored to win by -7 at home vs. Army.
ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS VS BOSTON TERRIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Boston Terriers -7
This game will be played at Case Gym at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.
WHY BET THE BOSTON TERRIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Terriers.
- Not only will Boston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 122.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Can Army Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?
Army heads to Boston as a 7-point underdog, and they have struggled on the road this season, going just 1-8 away from home. They have lost four straight games and are 5-14 overall, including a 1-5 record in the Patriot League.
Over their last 10 games, Army has gone just 1-9 on the road, and they have a scoring margin of -6.1 points per game. In their most recent game, they fell to Navy by a score of 57-53.
As the underdog this season, Army has gone 7-5 vs. the spread. On the road, the Black Knights have an ATS mark of 6-3 this year and they are 3-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Army has gone 6-4 ATS.
This season, the over/under record for Army games is 6-12, and today’s over/under line of 122.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (132.3). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 122 points, which is right in line with today’s OU line.
Against Navy, the Army had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 60.6 points per game. They scored 53 points and posted a field goal percentage of 38% in the game. Josh Scovens is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 12.2. Meanwhile, Ryan Curry also brings a PPG average of 10.1 into the game.
In the current season, the Army defense has excelled, sitting 18th in the nation by allowing 63.4 points per game. The Army defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 57 points and allowed Navy to connect on 4 threes.
Will the Terriers Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
Despite being the favorite, Boston has had a rough go of it lately, losing two straight games. On the season, they are 7-12, including a 2-4 record in Patriot League play and a 5-8 mark in non-conference games.
At home, the Terriers have gone 3-4, and over their last 10 games at home, they are 6-4. Their average scoring margin at home is -1.4 points per game.
As the favorite, Boston’s ATS record this season is 2-2 and they are 4-6 in their last 10 games as the favorite. At home, the Terriers are 3-4 vs. the spread this year and have gone 4-5 in their last 10 home games ATS.
This season, the over/under record for Boston games is 6-12 and today’s line of 122.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (134.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and their average scoring total in their last five games is 125 points.
In their most recent game, the Boston offense concluded with only 59 points against Colgate. Throughout the game, they made 6/28 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.3%. Offensively, the Terriers have a season long field goal percentage of 40%, which is 386th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 324th in percentage and 183rd in three-pointers made.
In the current season, the Boston defense has excelled, sitting 49th in the nation by allowing 66.2 points per game. In today’s game vs. Army, the Boston defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Boston made 18 free-throws vs. the Terriers.