The Mountain Hawks and Raiders are set to face off at 7:00 ET on CBSS. The Raiders will host the game at Cotterell Court in Hamilton, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 133.5 points, and Colgate is favored by -6.5 vs. Lehigh in a Patriot League conference matchup.


The Pick: Lehigh Mountain Hawks +6.5

This game will be played at Cotterell Court at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Raiders.
  • Even though we have Colgate winning straight-up, we like Lehigh at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Lehigh Stun the Crowd at Cotterell Court?

Lehigh will be the underdog in this game, as they are getting 6.5 points. They have gone 3-11 as the underdog this season.

Lehigh has been playing well on the road, as they have won their last four games away from home. They have gone 7-3 in their last 10 road games.

Lehigh has been an excellent team to bet on this season, going 18-8-1 against the spread. Their ATS record is even better on the road, where they are 13-3-1 this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Mountain Hawks have an impressive 8-1-1 mark vs. the spread. In their most recent road games, Lehigh is 3-0 vs. the spread.

Lehigh’s over/under record currently sits at 13-14 this season, and today’s line of 133.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (142.6). Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 136 points. So far this year, 22 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

In their latest game, Lehigh offense put up 76 points against Lafayette. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 53.8% and made 13 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Burke Chebuhar with 22 points. Tyler Whitney-Sidney also added 19 points for the Mountain Hawks.

In terms of defense, Lehigh is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 70.9 points per game. The Lehigh defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Lafayette to connect on 6 threes.

Can the Raiders Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Colgate will look to extend their four-game win streak as they host Lehigh. So far this season, the Raiders have gone 13-3 at home, and they are 23-3 when favored. Their average scoring margin at home is +11.2 points per game.

Most recently, Colgate defeated Bucknell by a score of 68-65. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 8-2, and their record over their last five home games is 4-1.

Colgate has been a subpar team vs. the spread this season, going just 15-16-2. At home, their ATS record is an even 8-8. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Raiders are just 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, Colgate has failed to cover the spread each time.

Colgate’s over/under record for the season sits at 12-20-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 134.2 points, which is lower than the average OU line of 139.3. Today’s over/under line is 133.5, and 17 of their games have finished with less points than that. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and the average scoring total is 133 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Colgate offense tallied 68 points in a matchup against Bucknell. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.8%, and they made 5 threes. For the season, the Colgate offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 330th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

At present, the Raiders’ defense is nationally ranked 15th, allowing 63.5 points per game. Colgate will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Bucknell to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.