Cornell Big Red host Princeton Tigers in college basketball action
Princeton Tigers vs Cornell Big Red Odds
The Princeton Tigers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Big Red in Cornell at Newman Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 9-9 ATS against the number this season, while the Big Red are 9-8-1 ATS. Princeton is 5-9 on the totals; Cornell is 7-5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Big Red sit at No. 295 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 162 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 71-62.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 305 in NCAA hoops at 31.5 per game. Contrast that with Cornell’s No. 253 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cornell is the No. 104-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while Princeton rates No. 114 at 6.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Princeton owns the country's No. 5-rated mark, allowing 57.3 points per game on the highway. Cornell, on the other hand, rates No. 160 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Princeton, they were a 65-40 winner as they battled Columbia on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Princeton cruised to victory on Friday, running Columbia out of the gym and running up a 65-40 score at Levien Gym.
In their last action, Cornell was a 79-71 loser at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Cornell got 22 points from Nolan Cressler but lost anyway, 79-71, to Pennsylvania on Friday at Newman Arena.
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Harvard are 9-1
After playing Columbia are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Brown are 7-3
After playing Pennsylvania are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Tigers at Big Red trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Princeton's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Princeton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Cornell is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Princeton
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cornell's last 8 games
Cornell is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cornell's last 6 games when playing at home against Princeton
Princeton home to Harvard, Friday, March 1
Cornell home to Brown, Friday, March 1