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Cornell Big Red vs Pennsylvania Quakers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Pennsylvania vs Cornell battle Saturday at The Palestra as the Quakers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Big Red have watched them go 9-10 and 4-6-1 ATS on the year, while the Quakers are at 3-15 and 6-6-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Quakers are 4-4, while the Big Red have a 2-3 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Quakers rated this week at No. 320 and the Big Red sitting at No. 306. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 63-59 result in favor of the Big Red.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Pennsylvania's No. 300-rated squad against Cornell's No. 215-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Pennsylvania rates No. 238 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 107 nationally with 6.8 per match.
Defensively, Cornell features the nation's No. 179-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Pennsylvania, meanwhile, comes in at No. 281 nationally in scoring at home.
Cornell was a 76-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Princeton. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. The Big Red endured a 76-59 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Friday, despite a 13-point effort from Josh Figini at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Pennsylvania won its last outing, a 62-58 result against Columbia on February 1. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Pennsylvania earned a 62-58 victory over Columbia on Friday, getting 22 points from Miles Cartwright at The Palestra.
A few Big Red at Quakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cornell's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Cornell4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cornell is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Cornell is 6-18-1 SU in its last 25 games ,on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pennsylvania's last 5 games when playing at home against Cornell
Pennsylvania is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Cornell
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pennsylvania's last 11 games when playing Cornell
Pennsylvania is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing Cornell
Cornell home to Harvard, Friday, February 8
Pennsylvania home to Yale, Friday, February 8