Betting on today's Leopards and Terriers game? Catch the action at Case Gym in Boston, MA, as the Terriers hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. This Patriot League conference matchup has an over/under of 125.5 points, and the Terriers are favored to win at home vs. the Leopards.

LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS VS BOSTON TERRIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston Terriers -6.5

This game will be played at Case Gym at 1:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Terriers.
  • Not only will Boston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 125.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Leopards Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

Heading into today's matchup, Lafayette is 2-12 overall and 0-7 on the road this season. They have been the underdog in all 14 of their games and are 0-12 as the underdog.

In their last game, Lafayette took on Army and won by a score of 52-47. Over their last 10 road games, the Leopards have gone just 1-9.

As the underdog this season, Lafayette's ATS record is just 3-9 and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 games as the underdog. On the road, the Leopards are 2-5 ATS this season and they have gone 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Lafayette is just 2-8 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 125.5 for the Lafayette vs Boston game is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year of 137.4. So far, their over/under record is 4-9. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 111 points, which is lower than their season average of 128.6. Over their last 10 games, their over/under record is 4-6.

In contrast to their season average of 58.4 points per game, the Lafayette had a below average performance. They scored 52 points against Army and had a field goal percentage of 40.4%. Mark Butler led the scoring for the Leopards, contributing 13 points. Additionally, Justin Vander Baan chipped in with 11 points.

At present, the Leopards' defense is nationally ranked 119th, allowing 69.7 points per game. Lafayette's three-point defense is currently 132nd in the country at 7.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.2% of their shots vs. Lafayette.

Are the Terriers Ready for a Home Win?

Heading into today's matchup, Boston is favored by 6.5 points and has an overall record of 5-9. So far this season, the Terriers have gone 2-2 at home, with an average scoring margin of +2.5 points per game.

Over their last 10 games at home, Boston is 6-4 and has gone 3-2 over their last five games at home. In their last game, the Terriers lost to Navy by a score of 62-60.

As the favorite, Boston's ATS record is 0-0 this season and 3-7 over their last 10 games as the favorite. At home, their ATS record is 2-2 this year and 4-5 over their last 10 home games.

Today's over/under line of 125.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Boston's games this season (134.9). So far, the over/under record for the Terriers is 5-8. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points and their over/under record during this span is 1-2. For the year, their OU mark is 4-5 in their last 10 games and 2-3 in their last five.

In contrast to their season average of 65.6 points per game, the Boston had a below average performance. They scored 60 points against Navy and had a field goal percentage of 33.9%. The team's top scorer is Miles Brewster, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 10, while Otto Landrum also maintains a PPG average of 8.6 leading up to the game.

The Terriers' defense is presently ranked 65th nationally, allowing an average of 66.0 points per contest. In today's game vs. Lafayette, the Boston defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Boston made 15 free-throws vs. the Terriers.