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Jan 13, 7:00 PM | Newman Arena

Princeton Tigers vs Cornell Big Red Odds

9-7TEAM RECORD5-9

The Cornell Big Red will hit the floor running against the visiting Princeton Tigers Friday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Big Red are 5-9 so far on the season, and 3-3 ATS vs. the number. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 9-7 and 7-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Cornell go 2-4 and the Tigers go 6-5 on the totals.

View Princeton vs Cornell Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Big Red in this one, they're listed as 1-point underdogs on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 188-ranked Big Red and the No. 139-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-64 win for the Tigers on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 186 in NCAA hoops at 34.8 per game. Contrast that with Cornell’s No. 306 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cornell is the No. 20-ranked team in the country at 8.5 per game, while Princeton rates No. 77 at 7.4 per game.

Defensively, Princeton features the nation's No. 53-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.1 points per game. Cornell, meanwhile, comes in at No. 109 nationally in scoring at home.

Princeton was a 79-68 winner in its last match at home against College of New Jersey. The Tigers got 16 points from Brendan Connolly as Princeton ran past College of New Jersey 79-68 on Sunday at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Last time out for Cornell, they were a 78-60 winner as they battled Albright at home. Drew Ferry scored 16 points leading the Big Red to a 78-60 victory over Albright at Newman Arena on Saturday.

Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Columbia are 6-4
After playing College of New Jersey are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Pennsylvania are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Big Red trends to consider:
Princeton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Princeton's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Princeton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Cornell is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cornell's last 6 games when playing Princeton
Cornell is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Princeton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cornell's last 5 games when playing at home against Princeton

Next up:
Princeton at Columbia, Saturday, January 14
Cornell home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, January 14

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