Princeton Tigers vs. Columbia Lions - 2/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Columbia Lions (19-8) at Princeton Tigers (18-5)
College Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm (L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium)
The Line: Princeton Tigers -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Princeton Tigers will host the Columbia Lions this Friday.
The Princeton Tigers come into this game with a 18-5 record and are currently 2nd in the IVY League. The Tigers have won their past 6 games with their most recent game being a 77-66 win over Brown. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Henry Caruso who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 6.5 rebounds. Devin Cannady is second on the team with 11.7 points per game and 2.6 rebounds.
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The Columbia Lions come into this game with a 19-8 record and are currently 3rd in the IVY League. The Lions have won 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 73-54 win over Dartmouth. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Lions has been Maodo Lo who is averaging 16.2 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Alex Rosenberg is second on the team with 13.7 points per game and 4.3 rebounds.
Columbia is 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 road games following 3 or more consecutive home games. The Lions are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning record. Princeton is 3-0-1 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Tigers are 5-2-1 against the spread in their last 8 games overall.
The Princeton Tigers and the Columbia Lions are 2 of the best teams in the IVY League. Princeton has been on fire winning their past 6 games in a row. Columbia has been playing well also and should be able to keep this game close. Il take Columbia and the points on the road.