NCAA hoops odds preview - Cornell vs. Columbia

Cornell Big Red Columbia Lions
1-13 January 18, 2014, 07:00 | Levien Gym 11-6



College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Big Red of Cornell hit the hard court against the Lions of Columbia.

The Lions sport a record of 11-6 and 5-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Big Red have 1-13 and 4-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-5 for the Lions and 3-4 for the Big Red.

View Cornell Big Red vs Columbia Lions Odds and Stats.

The Big Red were listed as 16-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 145-rated Lions and the No. 324-ranked Big Red, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Columbia's No. 186-ranked offense, averaging 70 PPG, against a Big Red defense that ranks No. 253 at 81.14 PPG. The Lions field goal percentage has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Big Red marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.16% per game.

A few Big Red at Lions trends to consider:
Cornell is 1-19 SU in its last 20 games
Cornell is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cornell is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Columbia
Cornell is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Columbia
Columbia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Columbia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Columbia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cornell
Columbia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cornell


Next up:
Cornell home to Columbia, Saturday, January 25th
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