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Dartmouth Big Green take on Lions in NCAA basketball test

Dartmouth Big Green Columbia Lions
9-12 February 15, 2014, 07:00 | Levien Gym 14-10



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Dartmouth when they take on the Columbia Lions on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

This season, the Lions are 14-10 overall and 8-6 ATS, while the Big Green are 9-12 and 4-8 ATS. As for the totals, Columbia boasts a 3-10 on the OU, and Dartmouth is 6-5-1.

View Dartmouth Big Green vs Columbia Lions Odds and Stats.

The Lions sit at No. 152 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Big Green sit at No. 235 on the same chart.

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Dartmouth was a 70-67 loser in its last match on the road against Cornell. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Dartmouth got 14 points from Tyler Melville but lost anyway, 70-67, to Cornell on Friday at Newman Arena.

Last time out for Columbia, they were an 88-84 loser as they battled Harvard at home. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. Alex Rosenberg chucked in a team-high 34 points for Columbia on Friday, but they still came up short in losing 88-84 at Levien Gym.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Big Green rank No. 181 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.1 per game. That compares with Columbia’s No. 199 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Columbia is college basketball's No. 34-ranked team at 7.88 per game, while the Big Green rate No. 133 with 6 per game.

A few Big Green at Lions trends to consider:
Dartmouth is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Dartmouth is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dartmouth's last 6 games
Dartmouth is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Columbia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Columbia is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Columbia is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Dartmouth
Columbia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Dartmouth


Next up:
Dartmouth at Princeton, Friday, February 21st
Columbia at Brown, Friday, February 21st