Army vs Holy Cross: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The Holy Cross Crusaders (2-9) visit the Army Black Knights (8-5) after losing three road games in a row. The Black Knights are heavy favorites by 11.5 points in the contest, which starts at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The matchup’s point total is set at 144.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Army Betting Information

  • Army is an even 5-5 against the spread this season.
  • The Black Knights have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 11.5 points, going 0-1 this season.
  • In 60% of their games this season (6/10), the Black Knights and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Black Knights fell to Colgate 92-83 and failed to cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, while going over the 151.5 point total in their last contest on Sunday. Lonnie Grayson totaled a team-high 18 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Army Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Lonnie Grayson 15 14.0 5.5 1.9 1.1 0.1 2.8
Josh Caldwell 15 12.1 4.7 1.4 2.1 0.3 0.7
Alex King 15 11.1 4.3 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.3
Jalen Rucker 15 9.6 1.8 3.0 0.7 0.0 0.7
Tucker Blackwell 15 6.8 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.5

Holy Cross Betting Information

  • Holy Cross holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover seven times.
  • Holy Cross and its opponents have often covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 63.6% (7) of its 11 games played.
  • The Crusaders lost 78-69 to Boston University in their last contest on Wednesday. Austin Butler totaled a team-high 19 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 141.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Holy Cross Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Gerrale Gates 13 17.4 7.6 1.8 1.0 0.5 0.0
Austin Butler 13 14.2 8.6 1.3 1.4 0.2 1.5
Matt Faw 13 10.3 5.9 0.7 0.8 2.1 0.6
R.J. Johnson 13 8.3 1.4 4.6 0.8 0.1 0.9
Ryan Wade 13 5.9 2.1 1.4 0.6 0.0 1.3

Total Facts

  • In Army’s matchups this season, the Black Knights and their opponents have eclipsed Saturday’s over/under of 144.5 points six times (46.2% of opportunities).
  • In eight out of Holy Cross’ 11 games this year (72.7%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The total for the matchup of 144.5 is 1.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Black Knights (75.9 points per game) and the Crusaders (69.8 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 147.3 points per game, 2.8 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Black Knights games is 0.7 points fewer than the over/under of 144.5 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Crusaders games this season (149.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/10/2021 Army Army -11.5 145.5 -809 +533 Regular Season 70-61 HOLYCR
1/9/2021 Army Holy Cross -6 143.5 -263 +211 Regular Season 83-68 ARMY
2/26/2020 Army Army -10 146.5 -591 +410 Regular Season 67-61 ARMY
1/16/2020 Army Holy Cross -3 142 -157 +130 Regular Season 79-67 ARMY

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