The Army Black Knights (8-5) are heavy favorites (-11.5) as they look to end a three-game home losing streak when they host the Holy Cross Crusaders (2-9) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Christl Arena. The matchup airs at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total is set at 144.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions 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.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Black Knights (-11.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Black Knights to walk away with the win, but the model spread (12.1) is 0.6 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Over (144.5)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (147.6 points) slightly higher than the DraftKings over/under (144.5 points).

Prediction: Army 80, Holy Cross 68

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Black Knights this season is 74.3 points, 3.7 fewer points than their implied total of 78 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Army will try to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (78) for the seventh time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Crusaders (78.5) is 11.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (67).
  • This season, Holy Cross has scored more than this game’s implied total of 67 points eight times.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Army and Holy Cross Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 11.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Black Knights 5-5 0-1 6-4
Crusaders 4-7 0-0 7-4

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

Last 5 Games


Holy Cross
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/14/2021 Colgate Loss 92-83 2/17/2021 Boston University Loss 78-69
2/13/2021 Colgate Loss 84-74 2/14/2021 Boston University Loss 86-68
1/24/2021 Navy Win 87-78 2/13/2021 Boston University Win 82-65
1/23/2021 Navy Loss 69-62 1/31/2021 Colgate Loss 78-60
1/17/2021 Boston University Win 76-65 1/30/2021 Colgate Loss 74-63

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