Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Leopards versus the Black Knights? Tip off is at at 6:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Christl Arena in West Point, NY. Lafayette is favored by -2.5 in this Patriot League conference contest against Army. The game's over/under currently sits at 120.5 points.


The Pick: Army Black Knights +2.5

This game will be played at Christl Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.


  • 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 +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 120.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Leopards Make it Happen on the Road?

After a 69-66 loss to American, Lafayette heads into today's game against Army as 2.5-point favorites. On the season, the Leopards are 8-14, including a 7-2 mark in the Patriot League. So far, they have gone 5-2 when favored.

Over their last three games, the Leopards are 3-0 on the road, and they have gone 4-1 in their previous five. On the season, they are 4-7 away from home, and their average scoring differential is -5.7 points per game.

As the favorite this year, Lafayette has gone 4-3 against the spread. They are 9-12 overall vs. the spread this season. On the road, the Leopards have an ATS mark of 6-5 this year, and their ATS record over their last three road games is 3-0. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Lafayette has a 5-5 ATS record.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for Lafayette is 1-2. For the season, their over/under mark is 9-12. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 119 points. On the year, the average over/under line in their games is 134.2 points. So far, 12 of their games have had more points than today's over/under line of 120.5.

In their recent matchup, the Lafayette offense ended with 66 points against American. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.2% and made 9 threes. Devin Hines led the scoring for the Leopards, contributing 17 points. Additionally, Kyle Jenkins chipped in with 15 points.

So far this season, the Lafayette defense has been performing well, ranking 58th in the country at 66.7 points allowed per contest. Lafayette's three-point defense is currently 144th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.8% of their shots vs. Lafayette.

Can the Black Knights Hold Strong at Home?

Army is coming off a 74-55 loss to Colgate and has lost two straight games. The Black Knights are 6-16 overall and 2-7 in Patriot League action.

At home, Army is 3-7 this season and has lost three straight games. Over their last 10 games at home, the Black Knights are 4-6.

As the underdog, Army has gone 8-6 vs. the spread this season. Their overall ATS record is 10-11. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Black Knights are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Army is 8-13 and today's over/under line of 120.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (131.4). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 126 points.

The Army offense is coming off a game in which they scored 55 points vs. Colgate. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.6% while connecting on 5 threes. Leading Army in scoring vs. Colgate was Josh Scovens with his 17 points. Abe Johnson also added 9 points for the Black Knights.

At this time, the Black Knights' defense is positioned 16th in the country, permitting 63.8 points per game. In their previous game vs. Colgate, the Raiders finished with a field goal percentage of 50% and a total of 74 points vs. Army.