Lafayette vs Bucknell: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The Bucknell Bison (4-3) visit the Lafayette Leopards (6-4) as 2-point underdogs after John Meeks racked up 32 points in the Bison 92-68 victory over Lehigh. The game airs on ESPN+ at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The point total is 150.5 in the matchup.

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

Lafayette Betting Information

  • The Leopards against the spread record this season is an even 5-5.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Leopards are 2-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Lafayette and its opponents have hit the over in 6 of 10 games this season (60%).
  • The Leopards lost 88-69 to Loyola (MD) in their last outing on Sunday. Justin Jaworski scored a team-high 17 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 3-point underdogs, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 143 point total.

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

Lafayette Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Justin Jaworski 12 21.8 4.3 1.9 1.7 0.0 2.6
E.J. Stephens 12 16.5 4.7 2.5 1.7 0.1 1.1
Neal Quinn 11 10.4 5.8 4.3 0.2 1.1 0.0
Leo O’Boyle 12 8.5 2.8 1.2 0.7 0.3 1.8
Tyrone Perry 11 8.5 4.0 2.4 1.1 0.2 1.3

Bucknell Betting Information

  • With a 4-3 record ATS this season, the Bison have outperformed expectations.
  • The Bison earn a 2-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • Bucknell and its opponents have often hit the over this season, doing so in 71.4% (5) of its seven games played.
  • Their last time out, the Bison saw Meeks score a team-high 32 points to lead them to a 92-68 victory against Lehigh on Sunday. They were 5.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 160 total points to top the 146.5-point over/under.

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

Bucknell Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
John Meeks 4 24.5 6.3 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.8
Andrew Funk 8 13.5 5.0 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.9
Xander Rice 8 9.9 2.3 3.9 0.6 0.0 1.0
Deuce Turner 8 8.4 2.0 2.0 1.1 0.1 0.5
Andre Screen 8 7.6 6.8 0.8 0.5 1.5 0.0

Total Facts

  • Lafayette’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup point total (150.5 points) in 60% of opportunities (six out of 10 matchups).
  • In three out of Bucknell’s seven games this season (42.9%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The Leopards average 76.4 points per game against the Bison’s 76.1, amounting to 2.0 points over the contest’s total of 150.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 149.8 points per game, 0.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Leopards games is 152.3 points, 1.8 more than the over/under of 150.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.5 points separates this game’s over/under (150.5 points) and the average total points bet in Bison games (150 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/10/2021 Lafayette Lafayette -6.5 146 -278 +220 Regular Season 87-76 LAFAYE
1/9/2021 Bucknell Bucknell -2 146.5 -134 +111 Regular Season 83-60 LAFAYE
2/3/2020 Bucknell Bucknell -2 143.5 -135 +110 Regular Season 65-62 LAFAYE
1/5/2020 Lafayette Lafayette -3 145.5 -157 +129 Regular Season 78-66 BUCKNL

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