Marist Red Foxes vs Columbia Lions Odds
Columbia will look to improve on its 2-0 record on Saturday when they host Marist in NCAA basketball odds action at Levien Gym.
Supporters of the Red Foxes have watched them go 0-2 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Lions are at 2-0 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Lions are 0-0, while the Red Foxes have a 0-0 mark.
The visitors opened as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 287-rated Marist taking on the No. 141-rated Lions in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 88-52 win for the Lions on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Columbia has the nation's No. 153-rated offensive output, at 71 PPG. The visiting Red Foxes defense ranks No. 203 allowing on average 67 PPG. The Lions FG% has averaged 52.8% so far, more than the Red Foxes marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.2% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Marist owns the country's No. 231-rated mark, allowing 74 points per game on the highway. Columbia, on the other hand, rates No. 167 in scoring at home.
Marist was a 74-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Colgate. The Red Foxes endured a 74-60 loss at the hands of the Red Raiders on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Devin Price at Cotterell Court.
Columbia won its last outing, a 74-40 result against Haverford on November 13. The battle between the Lions and Fords didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Haverford was handed a 74-40 defeat on Tuesday at Levien Gym.
Marist Red Foxes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Colgate are 5-2
After a loss are 3-7
Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Villanova are 2-1
After playing Haverford are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Red Foxes at Lions trends to consider:
Marist is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Columbia is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Columbia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Marist home to West Virginia, Thursday, November 22
Columbia at Villanova, Tuesday, November 20