Bucknell vs American: Preview & Predictions 02/28/2023

Bucknell vs American: Preview & Predictions 02/28/2023

February 28, 2023



Game Preview

Since January 16 of last year, the American Eagles have not defeated the Bucknell Bison, a streak they hope to end on Tuesday. On February 28 at 7 p.m. ET, American and Bucknell will square off at Bender Arena in the opening round of the Patriot League Conference Tournament. The Eagles will be trying to regain their footing while the Bison should still be feeling good after winning.
Throughout the course of their first 24 games this season, Bucknell had a 9-15 record. The Bison then experienced a 3-4 run over the next seven games, losing to Navy, Colgate, Boston University, and Lehigh while winning over Army, American, and Lafayette. In the game against Lafayette on Saturday, the Bison led 34-32 at the break. From then, Bucknell won by a score of 75–65 thanks to a 41–33 run. Andre Screen scored 16 points, Jack Forrest scored 16 points, and Alex Timmerman grabbed 10 rebounds.
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On the Eagles’ side, they were able to start the season with a 14-8 run. The Eagles have lost their previous six games, to Boston University, Holy Cross, Bucknell, Lehigh, Navy, and Loyola Maryland, for a shaky record of 1-6. The Eagles suffered a difficult 83-77 loss to Loyola Maryland on Saturday, scoring 33 points in the first half, 38 in the second, and six in overtime. Matthew Rogers doubled up with 24 points and 16 rebounds to lead the squad in scoring.
For this game, keep the following statistics in mind: American is entering the game with the 33rd-highest average of turnovers per game in college basketball (14.2). With only 10.4 takeaways per game on average, Bucknell has had its own share of problems. They are now the ninth worst team in NCAA basketball in takeaways.

Bucknell Bison vs American University Eagles Game Information

  • Date: 02/28/2023
  • Time: 07:00 PM ET
  • Location: Bender Arena, Washington, DC.
  • How to Watch Bucknell vs American : ESPN+
  • Live Stream: CBS.com

Bucknell vs American Betting Lines

Bucknell is +185 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $185.On the other side, American is -225 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $44.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Bucknell at a 35.09% chance of winning the game, meanwhile American has 69.23% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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