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College Basketball Matchup - Columbia Lions Cornell Big Red Odds Preview

Cornell Big RedColumbia Lions
Jan 21, 7:00 PM | Levien Gym

Cornell Big Red vs Columbia Lions Odds


The Cornell Big Red will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Lions in Columbia at Levien Gym on Saturday in college basketball action.

Columbia will face the 6-10 Big Red, who own a 4-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Lions are 2-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Big Red are 2-5-1 favoring the OVER.

View Cornell vs Columbia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Big Red listed as 3-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 183-rated Cornell taking on the No. 107-rated Lions in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-63 win for the Lions on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Columbia's No. 126-rated squad against Cornell's No. 278-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Columbia rates No. 78 in the country with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 54 nationally with 7.8 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Cornell owns the country's No. 145-rated mark, allowing 69.8 points per game on the highway. Columbia, on the other hand, rates No. 254 in scoring at home.

Cornell was a 64-52 loser in their most recent outing at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Shonn Miller scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Big Red to a win (they lost 64-52 to Pennsylvania at Newman Arena on Saturday).

Last time out for Columbia, they were a 62-58 loser as they battled Princeton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Brian Barbour went off for 25 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Princeton handed Columbia a 62-58 defeat at Levien Gym.

Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Columbia are 9-1
After playing Pennsylvania are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cornell are 4-6
After playing Princeton are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Big Red at Lions trends to consider:
Cornell is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Columbia
Cornell is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Columbia is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
Columbia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbia's last 10 games when playing Cornell
Columbia is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games when playing Cornell

Next up:
Cornell home to Columbia, Saturday, January 28
Columbia at Cornell, Saturday, January 28