Looking to win big? The Midshipmen and Raiders face off at 12:00 ET on CBSS. The Raiders are hosting the game at Cotterell Court in Hamilton, NY. The odds for this Patriot League conference game currently have Colgate as the -12 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 136 points.
NAVY MIDSHIPMEN VS COLGATE RAIDERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Navy Midshipmen +12
This game will be played at Cotterell Court at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.
WHY BET THE NAVY MIDSHIPMEN:
- 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 Navy at +12.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 136 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Will Navy Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
After losing their last game to Lehigh by a score of 77-65, Navy comes into this game with an 8-12 record. They have lost three games in a row and are 4-5 in conference play compared to 4-7 in non-conference games.
On the road, the Midshipmen are just 1-9 this season, and they have lost their last three games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -7.8 compared to +4.9 at home.
As the underdog, Navy has gone just 3-7-1 against the spread this season and they have an overall ATS record of 7-11-1. On the road, the Midshipmen have an ATS mark of 4-6 and they are just 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three road games.
This season, the over/under record for Navy games is 9-9-1. So far, the average point total in their games is 134.5, which is slightly lower than the average over/under line of 134.6. Today’s over/under line of 136 is higher than the average scoring total in their last three games (140) and their last 10 games (136). In their last five games, the over/under record is 2-3.
In their recent game, the Midshipmen’s offense concluded with 65 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 67.6 points per contest. Mitch Fischer was the leading scorer for the Midshipmen, putting up 26 points. In addition, Austin Benigni contributed 14 points.
So far, the Midshipmen’s defense is ranked 54th in the country at 66.4 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Navy defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Lehigh knocked down 12 three-pointers on their way to 77 points.
Will the Raiders Win at Cotterell Court?
Colgate enters this game as the favorite, with a record of 12-2 when favored. They are also 8-2 at home this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +9.6 points per game.
On the other hand, Navy is 1-6 as the underdog this season, and they have gone 5-6 on the road. Colgate has won six straight games, including their most recent game, a 74-55 win over Army.
When looking at Colgate’s ATS record this season, they are currently sitting at 10-9-2. At home, the Raiders have gone 6-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Colgate has gone 6-3-1 ATS.
Today’s over/under line of 136 is lower than the average over/under line in Colgate’s games this season (141.3). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 124 points.
In their most recent game, the Raiders’ offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 70.5 points per game. Braeden Smith is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Ryan Moffatt brings a PPG average of 10.6 into the game.
So far, the Raiders’ defense is ranked 30th in the country at 64.8 points per contest. Against Army in their most recent game, the Colgate defense gave up a total of 55 points while allowing Army to hit 50% of their shots.