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Dec 4, 7:00 PM | Rothman Center

Columbia Lions vs Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Odds

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The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Columbia Lions pay a visit to Rothman Center on the college basketball betting menu.

This season, the Knights are 3-4 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Lions are 4-4 and 2-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Fairleigh Dickinson boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Columbia is 0-0.

View Columbia vs Fairleigh Dickinson Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Knights sit at No. 331 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Lions sit at No. 117 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Lions will win this game 75-52.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Lions is ranked No. 205 in NCAA hoops at 34.4 per game. Contrast that with Fairleigh Dickinson’s No. 336 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Fairleigh Dickinson is the No. 75-ranked team in the country at 7.4 per game, while Columbia rates No. 118 at 6.8 per game.

Defensively, Columbia features the nation's No. 75-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.2 points per game. Fairleigh Dickinson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 293 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Columbia was a 65-57 loser at home against Bucknell. The Lions endured a 65-57 loss at the hands of the Bison on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Brian Barbour at Levien Gym.

Fairleigh Dickinson lost its last outing, a 102-62 result against Lehigh on December 1. The Knights were hammered by Lehigh on Saturday, losing by a 102-62 final at Stabler Arena in college basketball betting action.

Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing American are 2-3
After playing Bucknell are 1-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Lions at Knights trends to consider:
Columbia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road

Next up:
Columbia at American, Sunday, December 9
Fairleigh Dickinson home to Lafayette, Friday, December 7

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