The Terriers and Black Knights are set to face off at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. The Black Knights will host the game at Christl Arena in West Point, NY. The odds for this Patriot League conference game currently have Army as the -1 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 124.5 points.

BOSTON TERRIERS VS ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Army Black Knights -1

This game will be played at Christl Arena at 6:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Black Knights.
  • Not only will Army pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 124.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Terriers Defense Show Up on the Road?

After their 77-62 win over Bucknell, Boston enters this game with a record of 10-15, including a 5-7 mark in Patriot League play. The Terriers have gone 5-9 on the road this season, and they have a scoring margin of -3.1 points per game in away games.

So far this year, Boston has been the underdog in 17 of their 25 games, and they have gone 6-11 in those matchups. Over their last 10 road games, the Terriers have gone 5-5.

As the underdog, Boston is 7-10 vs. the spread this season and 9-14-1 overall. On the road, the Terriers are 6-8 vs. the spread and 2-1 in their last three games.

Today’s over/under line of 124.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Boston’s games this year (133.5). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0.

In their latest game, Boston offense put up 77 points against Bucknell. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.8% and made 9 threes. The Boston offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.4 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 32% of their looks from outside this season.

At this time, the Terriers’ defense is positioned 36th in the country, permitting 65.8 points per game. So far, the Boston defense is giving up an average of 5.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11 times per game (487th).

Will the Black Knights Make it Happen at Home?

Army enters this game with an overall record of 8-17, including a 4-8 mark in Patriot League action. They have won two straight games, with their most recent victory coming against Navy by a score of 69-67.

At home this season, the Black Knights are 4-8, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games on their home court. For the year, Army has been favored in eight games, going 4-4 in those contests.

Army has an ATS record of 11-13 this season, going 3-9 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Black Knights have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Army is 9-15 and their games have averaged 125.3 points compared to an average over/under line of 130.7. Today’s over/under line of 124.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and their games have averaged 126 points during this stretch.

The Army offense is coming off a game where they scored 69 points against Navy. They posted a field goal percentage of 48.1% and connected on 7 threes. Offensively, the Black Knights hold a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, placing them 373rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 306th in terms of percentage and 126th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Black Knights’ defense is ranked 13th in the country at 63.6 points per contest. Against Navy in their most recent game, the Army defense gave up a total of 67 points while allowing Navy to hit 48% of their shots.