Harvard Crimson vs. Cornell Big Red - 1/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cornell Big Red (7-9) at Harvard Crimson (9-9)
College Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Lavietes Pavilion)
The Line: Harvard Crimson -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Harvard Crimson will face off against the Cornell Big Red this Friday.
The Harvard Crimson come into this game with a 9-9 record and are currently 4th in the IVY League. The Crimson have won 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 63-50 loss to Dartmouth. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Crimson has been Zena Edosomwan who is averaging 14.2 points per game and 10.5 rebounds. Patrick Steeves is second on the team with 9.4 points per game and 4.2 rebounds.
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The Cornell Big Red come into this game with a 7-9 record and are currently 7th in the IVY League. Cornell lost their last two games both to Colombia. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Big Red has been Robert Hatter who is averaging 19.9 points per game and 4.1 assists. Matt Morgan is second on the team with 16.6 points per game and 3.3 rebounds.
Cornell is 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games. The Big Red are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. IVY League opponents. Harvard is 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. IVY League opponents. The Crimson are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing record.
Cornell has been struggling as of late while Harvard has been playing much better. I think Harvard wins this game fairly easily. With Harvard being at home they should be able to cover as long as they keep Robert Hatter in check.