Colgate Red Raiders take on Orange in NCAA basketball test
Colgate Red Raiders vs Syracuse Orange Odds
Colgate pays a visit to Syracuse on Sunday, hoping to send the Orange to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Carrier Dome.
The Orange are 3-0 so far on the season, and 2-0 ATS vs. the number. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Syracuse go 0-1 and the Red Raiders go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Orange and the No. 335-ranked Red Raiders, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 91-65 result in favor of the Orange.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Syracuse's No. 28-rated squad against Colgate's No. 137-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Syracuse rates No. 325 in the country with 3.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 nationally with 9.7 per match.
Defensively, Colgate features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.
Colgate won its last outing, an 85-76 result against St. Francis PA on November 21. Pat Moore scored 25 points for Colgate on Wednesday, leading the Red Raiders to an 85-76 win over St. Francis PA at DeGol Arena.
Syracuse won its last outing, a 73-53 result against Princeton on November 21. They covered in that game as a 14-point favorite. Syracuse cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Princeton out of the gym and running up a 73-53 score at Carrier Dome.
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After playing Princeton are 2-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Red Raiders at Orange trends to consider:
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colgate
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colgate
Syracuse is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Syracuse is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games
Colgate at Cornell, Saturday, December 1
Syracuse at Arkansas, Friday, November 30