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Princeton Tigers vs Columbia Lions Betting Matchup Report

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Feb 26, 6:00 PM | Jadwin Gymnasium

Columbia Lions vs Princeton Tigers Odds

14-11TEAM RECORD21-5

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Jadwin Gymnasium Saturday as host Princeton looks to handle the Columbia Lions in NCAAB action.

Princeton will face the 14-11 Lions, who own a 5-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 10-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lions are 5-7 favoring the OVER.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 113 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Lions sit at No. 238 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 75-68.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Princeton's No. 154-ranked offense, averaging 69.8 PPG, against a Lions defense that ranks No. 248 at 70.4 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 46.7% so far, more than the Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Columbia owns the country's No. 226-rated mark, allowing 72.8 points per game on the highway. Princeton, on the other hand, rates No. 182 in scoring at home.

Columbia was a 64-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as underdogs. Noruwa Agho scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Lions to a win (they lost 64-54 to Pennsylvania at The Palestra on Friday).

In their last action, Princeton was an 84-66 winner at home against Cornell. They covered the 10–point spread as favorites. Princeton earned an 84-66 victory over Cornell on Friday, getting 20 points from Ian Hummer at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-5
Before playing Yale are 4-6
After playing Pennsylvania are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Dartmouth are 8-2
After playing Cornell are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

A few Lions at Tigers trends to consider:
Columbia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Columbia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Columbia
Princeton is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Princeton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbia

Next up:
Columbia home to Yale, Friday, March 4
Princeton at Dartmouth, Friday, March 4

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