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Harvard favored by 5 against Pennsylvania on Friday

Harvard CrimsonPennsylvania Quakers
Feb 10, 7:00 PM | The Palestra

Harvard Crimson vs Pennsylvania Quakers Odds

20-2TEAM RECORD12-10

The Pennsylvania Quakers will hit the floor running against the visiting Harvard Crimson Friday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Quakers sport records of 12-10 and 12-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Crimson have 20-2 and 9-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-7 for the Quakers and 5-12 for the Crimson.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Quakers installed as 5-point underdogs in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 223 (Quakers) and the No. 123 (Crimson) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-64 result in favor of the Crimson has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pennsylvania's No. 183-ranked offense, averaging 67.8 PPG, against a Crimson defense that ranks No. 3 at 53.6 PPG. The Quakers field goal percentage has averaged 44.5% so far, less than the Crimson marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.

Defensively, Harvard features the nation's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 52.7 points per game. Pennsylvania, meanwhile, comes in at No. 207 nationally in scoring at home.

Harvard won its last outing, a 57-52 result against Columbia on February 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 14.5-point favorite. Laurent Rivard scored 20 points leading the Crimson to a 57-52 victory over Columbia at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday.

Pennsylvania was a 65-48 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Brown. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Quakers grabbed a 65-48 win over the Bears on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Rob Belcore at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Harvard Crimson Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Princeton are 4-6
After playing Columbia are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Dartmouth are 7-3
After playing Brown are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Crimson at Quakers trends to consider:
Harvard is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Harvard's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Harvard is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Harvard is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pennsylvania is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pennsylvania is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Harvard
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pennsylvania's last 5 games when playing at home against Harvard

Next up:
Harvard at Princeton, Saturday, February 11
Pennsylvania home to Dartmouth, Saturday, February 11

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