Cornell Big Red vs Princeton Tigers Odds
The Princeton Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Cornell Big Red pay a visit to Jadwin Gymnasium on the college basketball betting menu.
The Tigers are 8-7 so far on the season, and 5-6 ATS vs. the number. The Big Red, meanwhile, are 9-10 and 4-6-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Princeton go 1-6 and the Big Red go 2-3 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as 14-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 131 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Big Red sit at No. 306 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 69-60.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Big Red rank No. 215 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.1 per game. That compares with Princeton’s No. 272 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Princeton is college basketball's No. 129-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Big Red rate No. 107 with 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Cornell features the nation's No. 179-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Princeton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 294 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Cornell was a 66-63 winner on the road against Columbia. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. Cornell got 19 points from Galal Cancer en route to a 66-63 victory over Columbia on Saturday at Levien Gym.
Princeton was a 71-33 winner in its last match at home against College of New Jersey. The battle between the Tigers and Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as College of New Jersey was handed a 71-33 defeat on Sunday at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Pennsylvania are 7-3
After playing Columbia are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Columbia are 6-4
After playing College of New Jersey are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Big Red at Tigers trends to consider:
Cornell is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cornell's last 8 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Cornell is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Cornell is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Princeton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Princeton is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Princeton is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cornell
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Princeton's last 8 games when playing at home against Cornell
Cornell at Pennsylvania, Saturday, February 2
Princeton home to Columbia, Saturday, February 2