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Bucknell vs. Colgate - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Colgate Red Raiders (19-12) at Bucknell Bison (24-9)

College Basketball: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm (Sojka Pavilion)

The Line: Bucknell Bison -9 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds


The college basketball championship of the Patriot League feature a matchup between the Bucknell Bison and the Colgate Red Raiders.

The Colgate Red Raiders earned a spot in the Patriot League title game with a 62-55 win versus Holy Cross.  Colgate struggled to find their offense and defense with the Crusaders winning the shooting battle 50%-32.1% while the Red Raiders totaled 14 more shots and held a 19-4 edge at the stripe. 

Bucknell vs. Colgate - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction


Colgate didn’t have many options at the offensive end but Will Rayman carried the load with a game high 22 points and seven rebounds on 6-14 and 7-8 at the line while Jordan Swopshire and Dana Batt tossed in eight points each and combined for 12 rebounds.

The Bucknell Bison had an easy go of it in their 90-59 semifinal victory versus the Boston U Terriers. Bucknell jumped to a 23 point lead heading to the locker room and never looked back behind a huge 58.9%-37.3% edge in marksmanship.

The Bison received a game high 26 points from Stephen Brown on 9-13 and 7-7 at the line. Nana Foulland gave Bucknell 14 points and eight rebounds while Kimbal McKenzie followed with eleven points on 6-9.

Colgate are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall and Colgate are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Patriot League. Over is 4-1 in Bucknell last 5 overall and over is 4-1-1 in Bucknell last 6 home games and over is 4-1 in Bucknell last 5 vs. Patriot League.

The spread is sizeable as expected and that’s because Bucknell is fully capable of winning by 20.  I’m just taking the points and looking for a respectable effort fro overmatched Colgate… 

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