Fortunes may be turning around for Army after losing four in a row. After one quarter, neither squad has the contest in the bag, but Army leads 28-25 over Albany.
If Army keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 1-4 in no time. On the other hand, Albany will have to make due with a 1-4 record unless they turn things around (and fast).
Albany Great Danes @ Army Black Knights
Current Records: Albany 1-3, Army 0-4
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Cool Insuring Arena -- Glens Falls, New York
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What to Know
For the first time this season, Albany are expected to come out on top. Their road trip will continue as they head out to face the Army Black Knights at 7:00 p.m. ET on November 21st at Cool Insuring Arena. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W'.
Albany pushed their score all the way to 82 on Sunday, but even that wasn't enough to win. They fell just short of the Bobcats by a score of 85-82. Even though they lost, Albany's still made a splash on offense and bumped their average scoring up to 75.5 points per game (they're now ranked 185th in scoring overall).
Meanwhile, Army's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Friday after their fourth straight loss. They fell 67-58 to the Bobcats.
The Pirates' victory bumped their season record to 3-0 while the Great Danes' loss dropped theirs to 1-2.
Albany will be fighting an uphill battle on Tuesday as the experts have pegged them as the 5.5-point underdog. This will be their first time playing as the favorites this season.
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Albany have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 36.8 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Army struggles in that department as they've been averaging 34.5 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other NCAA Basketball content.
Army is a solid 5.5-point favorite against Albany, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Black Knights as a 4.5-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 139.5 points.
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Injury Report for Albany
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