Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs Pennsylvania Quakers Preview
Pennsylvania Quakers vs Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Pennsylvania when they take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Mountain Hawks bring a 2-2 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-4 Quakers, who are 1-2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lehigh go 0-1 so far and the Quakers go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 94-ranked Mountain Hawks and the No. 206-rated Quakers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-67 win for the Mountain Hawks on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Lehigh has the nation's No. 97-rated offensive output, at 75.2 PPG. The visiting Quakers defense ranks No. 243 allowing on average 70.4 PPG. The Mountain Hawks FG% has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Quakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.
Defensively, Pennsylvania features the nation's No. 305-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Lehigh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.
Pennsylvania was a 70-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against Fordham. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites. The Quakers got 20 points from Miles Cartwright, but it was Fordham that prevailed in a 70-68 final on Monday at Stabler Arena.
Last time out for Lehigh, they were an 82-67 winner as they battled Fairfield at home. They covered in the match as a 7-point favorite. The Mountain Hawks used a 35-point performance from C.J. McCollum to help Lehigh smack Fairfield 82-67 on Monday at Stabler Arena.
Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Fordham are 2-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Quakers at Mountain Hawks trends to consider:
Pennsylvania is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Pennsylvania is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Pennsylvania home to Binghamton, Wednesday, November 28
Lehigh at Sacred Heart, Sunday, November 25