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Columbia Lions Home to Cornell Big Red in NCAA Basketball Betting

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Cornell Big Red taking on the Columbia Lions Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Columbia Lions in this one found them listed as -7-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Big Red was expected to move the line.

Cornell Big Red vs Columbia Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cornell Big Red will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 4-5-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Columbia Lions are 5-6 ATS. Cornell Big Red are 5-5 on betting the total; Columbia Lions are 7-4.

This game puts the Columbia Lions, most recently No. 126 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cornell Big Red, who rate No. 291 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Columbia's No. 112-ranked scoring average of 75.71 PPG, against a Cornell Big Red defense rated No. 238 and allowing 78.94 PPG. The Columbia Lions FG% has averaged 46.46% to date this season, more than the Cornell Big Red shooters have managed so far (44.42% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Cornell is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cornell is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cornell is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Columbia
  • Cornell is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Columbia
  • Columbia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Columbia is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • Columbia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cornell
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbia's last 12 games when playing Cornell

Next Betting Matchups

Cornell home to Harvard, Friday, January 27th
Columbia at Dartmouth, Friday, January 27th