Columbia Lions vs San Francisco Dons Odds
The San Francisco Dons will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Columbia Lions at War Memorial Gymnasium in NCAA basketball action.
The Dons sport records of 2-1 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Lions have 4-1 and 2-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Dons and 0-0 for the Lions.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Dons as 1-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 222-ranked Dons and the No. 141-rated Lions in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-69 win for the Lions on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 199 nationally ranked offense (67.3 points per game) against a Lions defense that sits as the No. 24 at 54.8 PPG. The Dons have been averaging 44.2% from the field, less than the Lions have managed so far this season (46.4% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Columbia owns the country's No. 46-rated mark, allowing 52 points per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 247 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Columbia was a 75-63 winner at home against Wayland Baptist. Columbia got 14 points from Brian Barbour en route to a 75-63 victory over Wayland Baptist on Friday at War Memorial Gymnasium.
San Francisco was a 67-53 winner in their most recent outing on the road against American. San Francisco earned a 67-53 victory over American on Monday, getting 20 points from Cole Dickerson at Bender Arena.
Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Long Island are 4-1
After a win are 5-5
San Francisco Dons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Montana are 1-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Lions at Dons trends to consider:
Columbia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
San Francisco is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
Columbia at Long Island, Wednesday, November 28
San Francisco home to Montana, Friday, November 30