Looking to win big? The Mountain Hawks and Black Knights face off at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. The Black Knights are hosting the game at Christl Arena in West Point, NY. In this Patriot League matchup, Lehigh is favored by -2 vs. Army. The over/under for the game is 130.5 points.


The Pick: Army Black Knights +2

This game will be played at Christl Arena at 6:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.


  • 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 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Lehigh Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

Lehigh will look to extend its three-game win streak as it travels to face Army. The Mountain Hawks have gone 4-6 on the road this season and have been favored in 10 of their 25 games.

Coming off a 75-70 win over Loyola Maryland, Lehigh’s record stands at 10-15, compared to Army’s 7-7 mark in Patriot League action.

Lehigh has been a solid bet this season, going 14-8-1 vs. the spread. On the road, they have been even better, going 10-3-1 ATS. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, though, they are just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Lehigh’s over/under record this season sits at 11-12, and today’s line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.7). So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 154 points.

In their recent matchup, the Lehigh offense ended with 75 points against Loyola Maryland. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48.1% and made 8 threes. Leading Lehigh in scoring vs. Loyola Maryland was Tyler Whitney-Sidney with his 16 points. Dominic Parolin also added 15 points for the Mountain Hawks.

The Mountain Hawks’ defense is presently ranked 186th nationally, allowing an average of 72.6 points per contest. The Lehigh defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 70 points and allowed Loyola Maryland to connect on 8 threes.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Army?

Army enters today’s game as a 2-point underdog, and they have gone 4-13 this season as the underdog. They are coming off a 59-53 win over Holy Cross, and they are 10-17 overall this year.

At home, the Black Knights have gone 5-8, and they have gone 5-5 in their last ten games at home. So far, they have gone 2-1 in their last three home games.

As the underdog this season, Army has gone 10-7 against the spread. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Black Knights have a 6-4 ATS mark. At home, Army’s ATS record is just 4-9 this year and they are 2-3 ATS in their last 5 home games.

This season, Army’s over/under record is 9-17 and today’s line of 130.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (130.4). So far, 19 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 120 points.

The Army offense is coming off a game in which they scored 59 points vs. Holy Cross. Overall their field goal percentage was 40.8% while connecting on 9 threes. TJ Small led the scoring for the Black Knights, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Josh Scovens chipped in with 12 points.

Currently, the Black Knights’ defense holds the 8th rank in the nation, allowing 62.7 points per game. Army’s three-point defense is currently 51st in the country at 5.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.7% of their shots vs. Army.