Lafayette vs Bucknell: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The Lafayette Leopards (9-5) are 3.5-point favorites as they try to continue a three-game home win streak when they host the Bucknell Bison (4-6) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Kirby Sports Center. The matchup airs at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at 151.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 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

  • Lafayette has covered the spread as often as they haven’t this season, sporting a 7-7 ATS record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Leopards are 2-4 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 8 of 14 Lafayette games this season (57.1%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Leopards got a team-high 16 points from Kyle Jenkins on the way to a 71-70 win against Lehigh on Sunday. They were favored by 3 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 141 points to go under the 146.5 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 14 21.0 3.9 2.1 1.6 0.0 2.5
E.J. Stephens 14 16.0 4.8 2.6 1.6 0.1 1.2
Neal Quinn 13 10.5 5.5 4.0 0.2 1.0 0.0
Kyle Jenkins 14 8.8 4.2 1.6 0.7 0.4 1.5
Tyrone Perry 13 8.5 3.8 2.2 1.0 0.2 1.3

Bucknell Betting Information

  • The Bison have typically come up short ATS this season, with a 4-5 record.
  • When they play as at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Bison tend to outperform with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • 33.3% of Bucknell’s 9 games this season have missed the 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
Andrew Funk 10 12.8 4.8 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.5
Xander Rice 10 10.5 2.3 3.8 0.7 0.1 1.0
Deuce Turner 10 9.1 2.3 1.7 1.1 0.1 0.6
Walter Ellis 10 8.5 3.3 1.0 1.2 0.6 1.7
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 (151.5 points) in 57.1% of opportunities (eight out of 14 matchups).
  • In 30% of Bucknell’s games this season (3 of 10), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 151.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 150.4 points per game, 1.1 points fewer than the point total of 151.5 for this contest.
  • The 149.5 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.0 fewer than the 151.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Leopards have seen a 152.8 over/under in their games this season, 1.3 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.4 points more than the average over/under in Bison games this season (147.1 points).

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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