Pennsylvania Quakers visit Cornell Big Red in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Pennsylvania Quakers vs Cornell Big Red Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Pennsylvania when they take on the Cornell Big Red on Friday in college hoops betting action.
The Big Red sport records of 13-12 and 9-7-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Quakers have 6-18 and 9-9-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-5 for the Big Red and 5-8-1 for the Quakers.
Bettors looking to side with Cornell in this one found them as 5.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 295 (Big Red) and the No. 292 (Quakers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 64-61 result in favor of the Big Red has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cornell's No. 197 nationally ranked offense (66.5 points per game) against a Quakers defense that sits as the No. 217 at 68 PPG. The Big Red have been averaging 43.2% from the field, more than the Quakers have managed so far this season (42% on average).
Defensively, Pennsylvania features the nation's No. 174-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.5 points per game. Cornell, meanwhile, comes in at No. 160 nationally in scoring at home.
Pennsylvania was a 67-57 winner in its last match on the road against Dartmouth. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. The Quakers grabbed a 67-57 win over the Big Green on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Henry Brooks at Leede Arena.
Last time out for Cornell, they were a 69-66 winner as they battled Brown on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Cornell earned a 69-66 victory over Brown on Saturday, getting 18 points from Johnathan Gray at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Columbia are 4-6
After playing Dartmouth are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Princeton are 8-2
After playing Brown are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Quakers at Big Red trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pennsylvania's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Pennsylvania is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Pennsylvania is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Pennsylvania is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Cornell is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cornell is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pennsylvania
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cornell's last 5 games when playing Pennsylvania
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cornell's last 8 games when playing at home against Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania at Columbia, Saturday, February 23
Cornell home to Princeton, Saturday, February 23