NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Peacocks underdogs vs Big Red at Cornell
Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Cornell Big Red Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Cornell vs Saint Peter's battle Friday at Newman Arena as the Big Red look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Big Red sport records of 1-1 and 1-0-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Peacocks have 2-0 and 1-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Big Red and 0-0 for the Peacocks.
Bettors looking to go with the Big Red in this one found them listed as 10-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Peacocks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Big Red at No. 182 and the Peacocks at No. 325 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-63 result in favor of the Peacocks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Cornell's No. 133-rated squad against Saint Peter's's No. 298-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Cornell rates No. 143 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 253 nationally with 4.5 per match.
Defensively, Saint Peter's features the nation's No. 133-rated defense on the road, allowing 52 points per game. Cornell, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.
Saint Peter's won its last outing, a 64-61 result against Cent Conn State on November 12. Desi Washington scored 23 points leading the Peacocks to a 64-61 victory over Cent Conn State at Yanitelli Center on Monday.
Last time out for Cornell, they were a 72-68 loser as they battled St. Bonaventure at home. They earned a push in the match as a 4-point underdog. Cornell got 17 points from Errick Peck but lost anyway, 72-68, to St. Bonaventure on Wednesday at Newman Arena.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Binghamton are 1-1
After playing Cent Conn State are 1-2
After a win are 3-7
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Wisconsin are 1-0
After playing St. Bonaventure are 2-1
After a loss are 5-5
A few Peacocks at Big Red trends to consider:
Saint Peter's is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Cornell is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Cornell is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Saint Peter's at Binghamton, Sunday, November 18
Cornell at Wisconsin, Sunday, November 18