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Bucknell vs American Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/13/23

American Eagles (15-10) vs. Bucknell Bison (10-17)
February 13, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Bucknell Bison +2.5 / American Eagles -2.5; Over/Under: +132.5
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The American Eagles and the Bucknell Bison meet in college basketball action from the Sojka Pavilion on Monday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


American is listed as a 2.5-point road favorite with a ML price of -145. The total for this game is set at 132.5 points.


Neither side has anyone listed on the injury report for this game, so barring any last-minute announcements, both sides will come into this game at full strength.

Matchup History

Bucknell’s won back-to-back games in this head-to-head matchup after a 78-71 win over American back on February 1st, 2023.


American is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a losing record and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games against a team with a winning percentage below .400 while the over is 5-0 in their last 5 games against a team with a winning percentage below .400. Bucknell is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 7-1 in their last 8 home games.


I’m leaning towards Bucknell here. The underdog’s covered in 5 of the last 6 meetings between these two teams, and while American’s done a good job making their shots, they just don’t seem to really be scoring enough to have much to show for it. Bucknell isn’t the same money maker we’ve rode to glory in years past, but they’re outscoring teams by 3.2 PPG at home while American’s being outscored by 1.3 PPG in conference play and are even when it comes to points for and points against as a favorite. I’ll take the free bucket with Bucknell here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Bucknell -2.5

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Chris Ruffolo

Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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