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Harvard Crimson vs Columbia Lions Betting Line and Trends Report

Harvard takes to the basketball court against Columbia on Saturday, hoping to send the Lions to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Levien Gym.

Harvard Crimson vs Columbia Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Columbia Lions sit at 8-8 (6-7 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Harvard Crimson are currently 11-5 (7-3-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Columbia is 7-6 OU, and Harvard is 6-6 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 187 (Columbia) and the No. 70 (Harvard) 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 Columbia's No. 146-ranked scoring average of 74.25 PPG, against a Harvard Crimson defense rated No. 32 and allowing 64.38 PPG. The Columbia Lions FG% has averaged 44.61% to date this season, less than the Harvard Crimson shooters have managed so far (44.74% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bryce Aiken scored 21 points leading the Crimson to a 77-71 victory over Cornell at Newman Arena on Friday.

The Lions grabbed a 66-54 win over the Big Green on Friday, behind a 18-point effort from Luke Petrasek at Levien Gym.

Betting Trends
  • Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Harvard is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Harvard is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Columbia
  • Harvard is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing Columbia
  • Columbia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Columbia is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Columbia is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Harvard
  • Columbia is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing Harvard

Next Betting Matchups

Harvard home to Pennsylvania, Friday, February 3rd
Columbia at Yale, Friday, February 3rd