Army West Point Black Knights at Boston University Terriers Free Prediction 01/11/20

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The Army West Point Black Knights (5-9, 0-3 Pat) will be at Case Gym to clash against the Boston University Terriers (8-8, 2-1 Pat) in a Pat matchup. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Army West Point Black Knights at Boston University Terriers Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Terriers beat the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, 84-67, while the Black Knights lost to the American University Eagles, 68-60.

Boston University dominated every facet of the contest. They had a superb offensive rebounding percentage of 27.5 (above their season average of 27.5) and a free throw rate of 0.262 (above their season average of 0.174). For those same stats, Lehigh was 11.4 and 0.148, respectively. Army West Point, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.604 (above their season average of 0.526). Max Mahoney fueled Boston University with 23 points, 15 rebounds and six assists. Tommy Funk had a solid performance for Army West Point, putting up 13 points and 12 assists.

The Black Knights dominated this series last year, securing victories in both games. In the most recent game, Army West Point won 71-61. Converting at the free throw line was one of Army West Point’s largest strengths. They were 12-15 (80.0 percent), while the Terriers were just 5-10 (50.0 percent). This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

Boston University should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Boston University ranks 57th in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.3 percent), while Army West Point forces the 51st-fewest turnovers (17.7 percent).

Army West Point Black Knights vs. Boston University Terriers Odds Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Boston University, ATS Winner – Boston University, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Boston University ranks 82nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.5) while Army West Point ranks 251st (27.2).
  • The Terriers average 5.8 steals per game, which ranks 167th in the NCAA. The Black Knights rank 174th in steals allowed per game (8.0).
  • The Black Knights rank 22nd in assists per game (16.6) while the Terriers rank 191st (11.9).
  • Boston University ranks 41st in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Army West Point ranks 106th (3.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Terriers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.6, up from 0.2 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Black Knights have scored an average of 68.2 points per game (0.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.6 points per game (0.6 above their season average).