Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Screaming Eagles and Bison. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Bison at Sojka Pavilion in Lewisburg, PA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 141.5 points, and the Bison are the home favorites against the Screaming Eagles in a non-conference matchup.
SOUTHERN INDIANA SCREAMING EAGLES VS BUCKNELL BISON BETTING PICK
The Pick: Bucknell Bison -3
This game will be played at Sojka Pavilion at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE BUCKNELL BISON:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 90-59 in favor of the Bison.
- Not only will Bucknell pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 149 points.
Do the Screaming Eagles Stand a Chance in Lewisburg?
Southern Indiana is winless after four games. In their last ten road games, including last year, Southern Indiana has a 2-8 record. As Southern Indiana enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 0-4. In games played on the road, Southern Indiana has yet to cover the spread at 0-3 this season and holds a 4-6 ATS mark in their previous ten away games.
Southern Indiana’s games have, on average, featured 141.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 143.8 points so far. Looking at the Screaming Eagles’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-0 with their games averaging 71 points per game.
Southern Indiana’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 78 points vs. La Salle. Overall, they hit 53.3% of their shots from the field and went 4/6 from the free-throw line. Jeremiah Hernandez is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13. Meanwhile, AJ Smith also brings a PPG average of 13 into the game.
So far, the Screaming Eagles’ defense is ranked 124th in the country at 74.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Southern Indiana’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.8% this season.
Will the Bison Come Through as Home Favorites?
As they prepare for their 6th game of the season, Bucknell comes into their matchup against Southern Indiana with a record of 1-4. If they win today, Bucknell will improve their road record to .500, as they are currently 0-1. As of today’s game, Bucknell holds a 1-4 record against the spread. However, in their previous five games, they have gone 3-2 vs. the spread.
In five games, Bucknell comes in with an over/under mark of 2-3-0, with their games averaging 137.8 points per game. The Bison have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 68 points per game.
Most recently, the Bucknell offense finished with just 60 points vs. Duke. For the game, they hit 9/29 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 37%. Leading the team in scoring was Jack Forrest with 17 points. Ruot Bijiek also added 11 points for the Bison.
The Bison’s defense is presently ranked 141st nationally, allowing an average of 76.2 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Duke, the Blue Devils finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 90 points vs. Bucknell.