Pennsylvania Quakers visit Harvard Crimson in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Pennsylvania Quakers Harvard Crimson
4-12 February 01, 2014, 09:00 | Lavietes Pavilion 16-3



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Pennsylvania when they take on the Harvard Crimson on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Crimson sit at 16-3 (9-3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Quakers are currently 4-12 (5-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Harvard is 3-8-1 OU, and Pennsylvania is 5-6 OU.

View Pennsylvania Quakers vs Harvard Crimson Odds and Stats.

The Quakers were listed as 20-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 34-rated Crimson and the No. 318-ranked Quakers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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Last time out for Pennsylvania, they were a 67-58 loser as they battled Dartmouth on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. Pennsylvania suffered a 67-58 loss against Dartmouth on Friday, getting 19 points from Fran Dougherty in a losing effort at Leede Arena.

Last time out for Harvard, they were an 82-76 winner as they battled Princeton at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Harvard got 24 points from Wesley Saunders en route to an 82-76 victory over Princeton on Friday at Lavietes Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Quakers rank No. 138 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.5 per game. That compares with Harvard’s No. 139 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Harvard is college basketball's No. 210-ranked team at 5.11 per game, while the Quakers rate No. 127 with 6.12 per game.

A few Quakers at Crimson trends to consider:
Pennsylvania is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Pennsylvania is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pennsylvania is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games when playing Harvard
Pennsylvania is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing Harvard
Harvard is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Harvard's last 7 games
Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Harvard is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games when playing Pennsylvania


Next up:
Pennsylvania home to Cornell, Friday, February 7th
Harvard at Brown, Friday, February 7th
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