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Lehigh vs Lafayette Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Patriot League Tournament

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Lehigh vs Lafayette Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Patriot League Tournament

The No. 6 seed Lehigh Mountain Hawks (12-17, 9-9 Patriot League) will take the court in the Patriot League tournament against the No. 3 seed Lafayette Leopards (11-20, 10-8 Patriot League), Thursday at 7:00 PM ET live on ESPN+.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Lehigh vs. Lafayette Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: Kirby Sports Center

To help you make an informed wager on Lehigh-Lafayette outing (in which Lehigh is a 2.5-point favorite and the over/under has been set at 134.5 points), below are a few betting insights and trends for Thursday's game.

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Lehigh vs. Lafayette: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Lehigh has won 17 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 10 times.
  • Lafayette is 14-16-0 ATS this season.
  • Lehigh (6-6) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 2.5 points or more this season (50%) than Lafayette (7-13) does as a 2.5+-point underdog (35%).
  • When playing at home, the Mountain Hawks have a worse record against the spread (5-6-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (12-4-0).
  • This year, the Leopards are 6-7-0 at home against the spread (.462 winning percentage). On the road, they are 8-7-0 ATS (.533).
  • Lehigh has covered the spread 11 times in 18 conference games.
  • Lafayette has 11 wins against the spread in 18 Patriot League games this season.

Lehigh vs. Lafayette: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Lehigh has been the moneyline favorite in 12 games this season and has come away with the win seven times (58.3%) in those contests.
  • The Mountain Hawks have a mark of 5-5 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -146 or better on the moneyline.
  • Lafayette has been the moneyline underdog 21 total times this season. Lafayette has gone 3-18 in those games.
  • The Leopards are 3-17 (winning only 15% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +122 or longer.
  • Lehigh has an implied victory probability of 59.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Lehigh vs. Lafayette Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Lehigh outscores opponents by 1.8 points per game (scoring 72.8 per game to rank 206th in college basketball while giving up 71 per outing to rank 146th in college basketball) and has a +53 scoring differential overall.
  • Tyler Whitney-Sidney is 273rd in the country with a team-leading 15.1 points per game.
  • Lafayette's -129 scoring differential (being outscored by 4.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 62.9 points per game (356th in college basketball) while allowing 67 per contest (53rd in college basketball).
  • Lafayette's leading scorer, Devin Hines, is 1068th in the country, scoring 9.8 points per game.
  • The 35.7 rebounds per game the Mountain Hawks average rank 151st in college basketball. Their opponents collect 35.9 per outing.
  • Dominic Parolin averages 6.2 rebounds per game (ranking 295th in college basketball) to lead the Mountain Hawks.
  • The Leopards grab 33.4 rebounds per game (293rd in college basketball) while conceding 36.9 per contest to opponents. They are outrebounded by 3.5 boards per game.
  • Justin Vander Baan averages 5.3 rebounds per game (510th in college basketball) to lead the Leopards.
  • Lehigh ranks 221st in college basketball by averaging 93.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 130th in college basketball, allowing 91.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Leopards average 85 points per 100 possessions on offense (350th in college basketball), and allow 90.7 points per 100 possessions (118th in college basketball).

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