Princeton Tigers take on Quakers in NCAA basketball test
Princeton Tigers vs Pennsylvania Quakers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Pennsylvania vs Princeton battle Tuesday at The Palestra as the Quakers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 16-11 and 10-13 ATS on the year, while the Quakers are at 9-21 and 12-12-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Quakers are 10-9-1, while the Tigers have a 8-11 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 293-rated Quakers and the No. 147-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-58 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Pennsylvania's No. 297-rated squad against Princeton's No. 313-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Pennsylvania rates No. 240 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 112 nationally with 6.7 per match.
Defensively, Princeton features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.6 points per game. Pennsylvania, meanwhile, comes in at No. 276 nationally in scoring at home.
Princeton lost its last outing, an 80-67 result against Brown on March 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite. Princeton got 21 points from Ian Hummer but lost anyway, 80-67, to Brown on Saturday at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Last time out for Pennsylvania, they were a 79-65 loser as they battled Yale on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Quakers endured a 79-65 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Tony Hicks at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Brown are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Yale are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Tigers at Quakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pennsylvania's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pennsylvania's last 10 games when playing Princeton
Pennsylvania is 16-6-1 ATS in its last 23 games when playing Princeton
Pennsylvania is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home