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Columbia Lions vs Holy Cross Crusaders Betting Preview

Holy Cross CrusadersColumbia Lions
Dec 6, 7:00 PM | Levien Gym

Holy Cross Crusaders vs Columbia Lions Odds


The Holy Cross Crusaders will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Lions in Columbia at Levien Gym on Tuesday in college basketball action.

The Lions are 5-4 so far on the season, and 4-1 ATS vs. the number. The Crusaders, meanwhile, are 3-5 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbia go 0-5 and the Crusaders go 0-0 on the totals.

View Holy Cross vs Columbia Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Lions, most recently No. 21 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Crusaders, who rate No. 212 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-64 victory for the Lions.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Crusaders rank No. 264 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.2 per game. That compares with Columbia’s No. 77 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Columbia is college basketball's No. 11-ranked team at 9.6 per game, while the Crusaders rate No. 138 with 6.6 per game.

Defensively, Holy Cross features the nation's No. 255-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.2 points per game. Columbia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.

Holy Cross was a 62-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against New Hampshire. Holy Cross earned a 62-57 victory over New Hampshire on Saturday, getting 15 points from Devin Brown at Hart Recreation Center.

In their last action, Columbia was a 78-56 winner at home against La Sierra. La Sierra was run off the court by the Lions on Sunday as Columbia routed them 78-56 at Gersten Pavilion.

Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Long Island are 3-1
After a win are 7-3

A few Crusaders at Lions trends to consider:
Columbia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Columbia is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
Holy Cross home to Sacred Heart, Friday, December 9
Columbia home to Long Island, Saturday, December 10