Princeton Tigers visit Lafayette Leopards in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Princeton Tigers vs Lafayette Leopards Odds
The Princeton Tigers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Leopards in Lafayette at Kirby Center on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Leopards bring a 1-4 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-3 Tigers, who are 1-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lafayette go 0-0 so far and the Tigers go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Leopards rated this week at No. 313 and the Tigers sitting at No. 84. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 64-54 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Lafayette's No. 319-rated squad against Princeton's No. 344-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Lafayette rates No. 5 in the country with 10.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 91 nationally with 7.2 per match.
Defensively, Princeton features the nation's No. 99-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 75 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Princeton was a 73-53 loser on the road against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. Princeton was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Syracuse and falling by a 73-53 score at Carrier Dome.
Lafayette lost its last outing, an 83-74 result against Maryland on November 20. Lafayette got 20 points from Seth Hinrichs but lost anyway, 83-74, to Maryland on Tuesday at Comcast Center.
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Wagner are 2-0
After playing Syracuse are 0-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few Tigers at Leopards trends to consider:
Princeton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Lafayette
Princeton at Wagner, Wednesday, November 28
Lafayette at Monmouth, Monday, November 26