Colgate Raiders vs. Bucknell Bison: 3/10/2021 Patriot Tournament Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 10, 2021

The No. 2 seed Colgate Raiders (12-1) are 14-point favorites in the Patriot Tournament semifinals when they meet the No. 6 seed Bucknell Bison (5-6) on Wednesday at Cotterell Court, starting at 7:30 PM ET on CBS Sports. Both teams hope to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

Betting Information

Colgate vs Bucknell Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Colgate -14 -110 -110 155.5 -113 -109 -1430 750

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Colgate vs Bucknell
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Colgate (-14) Under (155.5) Colgate 87 Bucknell 65

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Total Facts

  • The Raiders and their opponents have scored more than 155.5 points in 38.5% of their outings this season (five of 13 opportunities).
  • Bucknell has played in three games this year (out of 11 total matchups — 27.3% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 155.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 4.4 more points per game (159.9) than this matchup’s total of 155.5 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 142.6 points per game, 12.9 fewer than the point total in this game.
  • The average total the Raiders have had set in matchups this season is 2.7 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Bison this season is 5.8 points less than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Raiders average 10.2 more points per game (85) than the Bison give up (74.8).
  • When Colgate totals more than 74.8 points, it is 8-0 against the spread and 11-0 overall.
  • When Bucknell gives up more than 85 points, it is 0-1 against the spread and 0-1 overall.
  • The Bison score an average of 74.9 points per game, 7.1 more points than the 67.8 the Raiders allow to opponents.
  • In games when it puts up more than 67.8 points, Bucknell is 5-0 against the spread and 5-4 overall.
  • Colgate is 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall when it allows more than 74.9 points.
  • The Raiders have out-scored their opponents by a total of 223 points this season (17.2 points per game on average), and the Bison have put up just one more point than their opponents on the year (0.1 per game).

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Colgate Betting Information

  • Colgate is solid against the spread, going 8-5 this season.
  • The Raiders have covered half the time, going 2-2 against the spread when favored by at least 14 points.
  • Colgate and its opponents have covered the over/under in just 6 of 13 games this season (46.2%).

Bucknell Betting Information

  • Bucknell has a losing record against the spread, going 5-6 ATS (covering only 45.5% of the time).
  • In most of Bison games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (8 out of 11 games, 72.7%).

Head to Head

Colgate vs Bucknell (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/26/2020 Colgate -3.5 143.5 -174 +138 Regular Season 71-70 BUCK
1/20/2020 Colgate -8 144.5 -392 +295 Regular Season 80-65 COLGATE

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Colgate Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Raiders is Jordan Burns, who scores 17.0 points and dishes out 5.1 assists per game.
  • Keegan Records leads Colgate in rebounding, pulling down 7.0 boards per game while also scoring 8.5 points a contest.
  • Jack Ferguson provides the most three-point shooting production for the Raiders. He makes 2.3 threes per game.
  • The Colgate steals leader is Burns, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Records, who compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.

Bucknell Leaders

  • Andrew Funk is the top scorer for the Bison with 12.9 points per game. He also adds 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Andre Screen has a stat line of 6.7 rebounds, 7.8 points and 0.7 assists per game for Bucknell to take the top rebound spot on the team. Xander Rice holds the top spot for assists with 3.5 per game, adding 11.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per matchup.
  • Walter Ellis provides the most three-point shooting production for the Bison. He makes 1.6 threes per game.
  • Ellis (1.2 steals per game) is the steal leader for Bucknell while Screen (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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