Cornell vs. Harvard - 2/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Harvard Crimson (19-5) at Cornell Big Red (12-14)
College Basketball: Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:30 pm (Newman Arena)
The Line: Cornell Big Red +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cornell Big Red and the Harvard Crimson face off on Friday at Newman Arena in Ivy League college basketball action.
The Cornell Big Red are 12-14 this season and they have lost their last three games. Cornell is averaging 63.1 points and they are shooting 39.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.1 points and their opponents are shooting 38.5 percent. Shonn Miller leads the Big Red averaging 16.2 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Robert Hatter is averaging 11.5 points, Devin Cherry is averaging 10.4 points, and Galal Cancer is averaging 9.9 points. Cornell is 7-4 at home and 4-6 I the Ivy League.
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The Harvard Crimson are 19-5 this season and they have won their last eight games. Harvard is averaging 64.8 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. Wesley Saunders leads the Crimson averaging 16.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Siyani Chambers is averaging 9.7 points, Corbin Miller is averaging 8.8 points, and Steve Moundou-Missi is averaging 8.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Harvard is 8-3 on the road and 9-1 in the Ivy League.
Cornell is 7-3-2 against the spread following a loss, 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-6 at home against a team with a winning road record. Harvard is 7-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 11-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-10 against the spread following three or more consecutive home games. Harvard is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games against Cornell.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.