Pennsylvania vs. Princeton - 3/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (14-14) at Pennsylvania Quakers (9-18)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Palestra)
The Line: Pennsylvania Quakers +3 -- Over/Under: 132 See the Latest Odds
The Pennsylvania Quakers and the Princeton Tigers face off on Tuesday at the Palestra as they close out their Ivy League college basketball seasons.
The Penn Quakers are 9-18 this season and they have won their last two games. Penn is averaging 60.6 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 44 percent. Tony Hicks leads the Quakers averaging 13.5 points per game. Darien Nelson-Henry is averaging 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds, Matt Howard is averaging 8.5 points, and Antonio Woods is averaging 8.4 points. Penn is 4-8 at home and 4-9 in the Ivy League.
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The Princeton Tigers are 15-14 this season and they have won their last three games. Princeton is averaging 68.7 points and they are shooting 46.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Spencer Weisz leads the Tigers averaging 11.5 points per game. Hans Brase is averaging 11.2 points and 7.5 rebounds, Steven Cook is averaging 10.6 points, and Amir Bell is averaging 9.1 points. Princeton is 3-9 on the road and 8-5 in the Ivy League.
Penn is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 10-22-1 against the spread following a win, and 5-1 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Princeton is 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 4-10 against the spread following a win, and 17-7 against the spread against a team with a losing home record. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
The total is set at 132 but I have this one staying under that and the under is my free pick.