Army Black Knights (2-3) vs. Princeton Tigers (2-2)
November 24, 2022 2:30 pm EDT
The Line: Princeton Tigers -10.5 / Army Black Knights +10.5; Over/Under: +151.5
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The Army Black Knights and Princeton Tigers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Copper Box Arena. The Army Black Knights look to get back to a .500 record. The Princeton Tigers look to get above a .500 record.
The Army Black Knights are averaging 85 points on 51.8 percent shooting and allowing 81.4 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Chris Mann is averaging 17.2 points and 1 assist, while Coleton Benson is averaging 15.8 points and 2.2 rebounds. Jalen Rucker is the third double-digit scorer and Ethan Roberts is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Army Black Knights are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Army Black Knights are allowing 38.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game.
The Princeton Tigers are averaging 76.5 points on 50.9 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Tosan Evbuomwan is averaging 16.3 points and 7.3 rebounds, while Keeshawn Kellman is averaging 14.8 points and 5 rebounds. Matt Allocco is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Langborg is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 63.5 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game.
The Black Knights are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 neutral site games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Black Knights last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Tigers last 5 overall.
The Princeton Tigers are the better team and should be favored, but this is a lot of points for a weird game in London. New country, new gym, it’s Thanksgiving, so there’s no telling what happens leading up to this game. There are a lot of factors that usually produces sloppy and sluggish play from college kids. Army isn’t good, but I’ll still grab the points.