Columbia Lions take on Paladins in NCAA basketball test
Columbia Lions vs Furman Paladins Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Furman and Columbia on Saturday, with the host Paladins trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Paladins bring a 0-0 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 0-0 Lions, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Furman go 0-0 so far and the Lions go 0-0.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Lions were listed as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 141-rated Columbia taking on the No. 202-rated Paladins in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 2-0 win for the Paladins on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Lions rank No. 118 in NCAA Division 1 with 0 per game. That compares with Furman’s No. 118 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Furman is college basketball's No. 116-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Lions rate No. 116 with 0 per game.
Defensively, Columbia features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Furman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Columbia won its last outing, a 61-55 result against Dartmouth on March 3. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. Columbia earned a 61-55 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday, getting 23 points from Meiko Lyles at Levien Gym.
In their last action, Furman was a 73-54 loser on the road against Davidson. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. The Paladins got 10 points from Colin Reddick, but it was Davidson that prevailed in a 73-54 final on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Arena.
Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Haverford are 0-1
After playing Dartmouth are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Sou Wesleyan are 0-1
After playing Davidson are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few Lions at Paladins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbia's last 6 games on the road
Columbia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Columbia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Furman's last 5 games
Furman is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Furman's last 6 games at home
Columbia home to Haverford, Tuesday, November 13
Furman home to Sou Wesleyan, Tuesday, November 13