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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Cornell Big Red Underdogs vs Syracuse Orange

The Syracuse Orange will try to cover the point spread at Carrier Dome on Saturday when they get a visit from the Cornell Big Red in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Cornell Big Red in this one, their betting line was listed as 18.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Cornell Big Red vs Syracuse Orange 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 1-3 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Syracuse Orange are 4-5 ATS. Cornell Big Red are 2-2 on betting the total; Syracuse Orange are 6-3.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 93 (Syracuse) and the No. 337 (Cornell) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Syracuse's No. 166-ranked scoring average of 71.8 PPG, against a Cornell Big Red defense rated No. 240 and allowing 80.78 PPG. The Syracuse Orange FG% has averaged 41.58% to date this season, less than the Cornell Big Red shooters have managed so far (43.87% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Orange endured a 84-72 loss at the hands of the Red Storm on Sunday, despite a 21-point effort from Michael Gbinije at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Cornell is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Cornell is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Syracuse
  • Cornell is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Syracuse
  • Cornell is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Syracuse
  • Syracuse is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Syracuse's last 7 games
  • Syracuse is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Syracuse is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Cornell

Next Betting Matchups

Cornell home to Monmouth, Wednesday, December 23rd
Syracuse at Montana State, Tuesday, December 22nd