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Columbia Lions battle vs Bucknell Bison highlights college basketball odds menu

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Dec 1, 7:00 PM | Levien Gym

Bucknell Bison vs Columbia Lions Odds


The Columbia Lions will be trying to slam the Bucknell Bison on Saturday when the teams tip off at Levien Gym in college betting action.

The Lions bring a 4-3 record (2-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-1 Bison, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Columbia go 0-0 so far and the Bison go 1-0.

View Bucknell vs Columbia Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lions sit at No. 127 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bison sit at No. 84 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bison will win this game 73-70.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bison rank No. 160 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.7 per game. That compares with Columbia’s No. 217 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Columbia is college basketball's No. 93-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Bison rate No. 295 with 4.4 per game.

Defensively, Bucknell features the nation's No. 67-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.2 points per game. Columbia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 214 nationally in scoring at home.

Bucknell won its last outing, a 62-49 result against Dartmouth on November 27. The Bison grabbed a 62-49 win over the Big Green on Tuesday, behind a 17-point effort from Mike Muscala at Sojka Pavilion.

Columbia was a 70-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Long Island. The Lions endured a 70-61 loss at the hands of the Blackbirds on Wednesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Mark Cisco at Wellness Center.

Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Fairleigh Dickinson are 1-0
After playing Long Island are 2-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Bison at Lions trends to consider:
Columbia is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next up:
Bucknell home to Kent State, Tuesday, December 4
Columbia at Fairleigh Dickinson, Tuesday, December 4