Bucknell Bison vs. Lafayette College Leopards - 2/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Lafayette College Leopards at Bucknell Bison

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Sojka Pavilion)

BUCK -2, O/U 143.5

The Lafayette Leopards travel to Lewisburg, PA on Monday for a game against the Bucknell Bison in a matchup of teams from the Patriot League.  In their last game, Lafayette defeated American by the score of 82-70.  Justin Jaworski led the Leopards in scoring in the game with 32 points while shooting 11 of 17 from the field and 6 of 6 from the free throw line.  Lukas Jarrett was the leading rebounder for Lafayette as he pulled in 11 boards, including 3 coming offensively.  E.J. Stephens led the Leopards in assists in the game with 4 while playing a total of 28 minutes.

After the win against American, Lafayette is 14-7 on the season and 6-4 in conference play.  Justin Jaworski has been the leading scorer for the Leopards this season as he has averaged 17.5 points per game.  Myles Cherry is Lafayette’s leading rebounder on the year as he has averaged 6.8 rebounds per game.  The leader in assists for the Leopards this season is Lukas Jarrett who has averaged 3.3 assists per game.

The Bucknell Bison welcome the Lafayette Leopards to town on Monday after losing their last game to Boston University by the score of 77-57.  Avi Toomer led the Bison in points with 16 while shooting 6 of 13 from the field and 1 of 1 from the free throw line.  Toomer also led Bucknell is assists in the game with 2 while playing a total of 28 minutes.  Andrew Funk was the leading rebounder for the Bison as he pulled in 5 rebounds, all coming defensively.    

The loss against Boston dropped Bucknell’s record to 9-14 on the season and 5-5 in conference play.  John Meeks has been the most productive player for the Bison this season as he has averaged a team leading 12.3 points per game.  Paul Newman has been the leading rebounder for Bucknell this season as he had averaged 5.2 rebounds per game including an average of 1.8 offensive rebounds per game.  Jimmy Sotos is the leader in assists for Bucknell as he has averaged 3.9 per game. 

The Lafayette Leopards have scored an average of 73.5 points per game this season while allowing 69.4 points per game.  The Bucknell Bison have scored 68.7 points per game this year while allowing 73.8 points per game.  In their last 5 games, the Leopards are 3-2 and have won 3 games in a row while the Bison are 2-3 and have lost 2 games in a row.  Bucknell is 8-15 against the spread this season while Lafayette is 14-5-1, including 7-3 in their last 10 games.  The total has gone under is 1 of Bucknell's last 9 games.  The total has gone over is 6 of Lafayette's last 10 games.  I am going to go with the Leopards in this one.  Lafayette wins 75-68. 

Travis’s Pick Lafayette Leopards +2

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.