Bucknell Bison vs. American Eagles: 2/27/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

John Meeks leads the Bucknell Bison (4-4) into a matchup with the American Eagles (2-5) after putting up 32 points in a 92-68 win over Lehigh. The Bison are 3.5-point favorites in the game on Saturday, February 27, 2021, which starts at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 139.5.

Betting Information

Bucknell vs American Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bucknell -3.5 -110 -110 139.5 -110 -110 -175 145

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Total Facts

  • In 75% of their opportunities this season (six of eight chances), the Bison and their opponents have scored more than this matchup’s point total of 139.5 points.
  • American and its opponents have added up to score at least 139.5 points in 42.9% of their matchups this year (three of seven opportunities).
  • These two teams average a combined 140.7 points per game, 1.2 more points than the total of 139.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 145.1 points per game, 5.6 more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The average point total in Bison games this year is 7.1 more points than the over/under of 139.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Eagles this year is 0.4 points less than this game’s over/under.

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Bucknell Betting Information

  • Bucknell has earned an even 4-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bison have posted a winning record of 2-0 against the spread when the spread is -3.5 or bigger.
  • The Bison and their opponents have gone over the total in 5 of 8 games (62.5%) this season.

American Betting Information

  • American has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 3-4 ATS.
  • The Eagles and their opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year — 2 of 7 (28.6%).

Head to Head

Bucknell vs American (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 American -5 138.5 -226 +179 Conference Tournament 64-59 BUCK
2/15/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-68 BUCK
1/15/2020 American -3.5 144 -175 +140 Regular Season 61-60 AMERCN

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Bucknell Leaders

  • Meeks leads the Bison in scoring, tallying 24.5 points per game to go with 6.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists.
  • Andre Screen is the Bison leading rebounder, pulling down 6.8 per game, while Xander Rice is their best passer, distributing 3.9 assists in each contest.
  • Andrew Funk provides the most three-point shooting production for the Bison. He makes 1.9 threes per game.
  • Walter Ellis is Bucknell’s leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Screen leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

American Leaders

  • Jamir Harris scores 20.6 points and tacks on 2.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Eagles’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • The Eagles’ top rebounder is Johnny O’Neil — he grabs 6.6 per game while scoring 11.2 points per game.
  • Harris hits more threes per game than any other member of the Eagles, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 4.0 per contest.
  • American’s leader in steals is Connor Nelson with 2.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is O’Neil with 2.0 per game.
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