Planning on watching today’s Terriers and Bison game? Catch the action at Sojka Pavilion in Lewisburg, PA, as the Bison hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Patriot League conference contest is set at 131.5 points, with Bucknell being favored by -4 at home against Boston.

BOSTON TERRIERS VS BUCKNELL BISON BETTING PICK

The Pick: Bucknell Bison -4

This game will be played at Sojka Pavilion at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE BUCKNELL BISON:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Bison.
  • Not only will Bucknell pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Boston Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

So far this season, Boston has gone 4-9 on the road, with an average scoring margin of -4.5 points per game. Over their last ten road games, the Terriers have gone 4-6.

Coming into this game, Boston is 9-15 overall, including a 4-7 record in conference play. They are 5-11 as the underdog, and they were last the underdog in a 74-64 loss to Colgate.

As the underdog, Boston has gone 6-10 vs. the spread this season and 8-14-1 overall. On the road, the Terriers are 5-8 ATS and have gone 3-2 in their last 5 games as the underdog.

This season, the over/under record for Boston games is 9-14 and today’s line of 131.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (133.5). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 136 points.

In their most recent game, the Terriers’ offense tallied 64 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 64.1 points per game. The top scorer for the Terriers was Miles Brewster with 21 points, while Kyrone Alexander also chipped in with 11 points.

At present, the Terriers’ defense is nationally ranked 41st, allowing 66.0 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 (491st).

Can Bucknell Pull Off a Home Win?

Through 24 games this season, Bucknell has a record of 10-14, including a four-game win streak. In Patriot League play, the Bison are 7-3 compared to a non-conference record of 3-11. At home, Bucknell is 4-6, and over their last 10 games at home, they are 4-6.

As the favorite, the Bison are a perfect 4-0 this season, and they have been the underdog in 19 of their 24 games, going 6-13 in those matchups. In their last game, Bucknell beat Navy by a score of 80-67, and their average scoring margin at home this season is -2.4 points per game.

When looking at Bucknell’s ATS record this season, they are currently 14-9. At home, they have gone 5-5 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Bison have gone 4-0 ATS this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Bucknell has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Bucknell’s games this season (134.3). Currently, the over/under record for the Bison this year is 10-12-1. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 6-4. On average, the scoring total in their games this year is 135.8 points.

In their latest game, Bucknell’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against Navy. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 61.2% and made 9/14 free throws. For the season, the Bucknell offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 328th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 43%.

The Bison’s defense is presently ranked 114th nationally, allowing an average of 69.7 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Navy, the Midshipmen finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 67 points vs. Bucknell.