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Lafayette vs Navy Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/1/23

Navy Midshipmen (11-10) vs. Lafayette Leopards (6-16)
February 1, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Lafayette Leopards +1.5 / Navy Midshipmen -1.5; Over/Under: +127
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The Navy Midshipmen and Lafayette Leopards meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Kirby Sports Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Navy Midshipmen Betting Preview

The Navy Midshipmen are averaging 70.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Tyler Nelson is averaging 12.1 points and 6 rebounds, while Daniel Deaver is averaging 11.4 points and 2.7 assists. Sean Yoder is the third double-digit scorer and Christian Jones is dishing 0.5 assists. The Navy Midshipmen are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The Navy Midshipmen are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.

The Lafayette Leopards Betting Preview

The Lafayette Leopards are averaging 61.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 65.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Leo O’Boyle is averaging 12.5 points and 3.5 rebounds, while CJ Fulton is averaging 10.4 points and 5.3 rebounds. Kyle Jenkins is the third double-digit scorer and TJ Berger is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Lafayette Leopards are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 64 percent from the free throw line. The Lafayette Leopards are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game.

The Midshipmen are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The Leopards are 7-15-1 ATS in their last 23 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 20-6 in Midshipmen last 26 overall. The under is 5-1 in Leopards last 6 overall. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Lafayette Leopards are playing improved ball lately, but they’re still being outscored on the season, and they lose at home by an average of 1.6 points. The Navy Midshipmen are the better team, no matter how you slice it, and they’re winning their last 5 games by an average of 7 points. Give me the road favorite.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Navy Midshipmen -1.5

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