Princeton Tigers vs. Harvard Crimson - 2/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Harvard Crimson (9-11) at Princeton Tigers (12-5)
College Basketball: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium)
The Line: Princeton Tigers -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Princeton Tigers will host the Harvard Crimson this Friday.
The Princeton Tigers come into this game with a 12-5 record and are currently 3rd in the IVY League. Princeton has won 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 79-75 loss to Yale. Through 17 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Henry Caruso who is averaging 16.6 points per game and 6.6 rebounds. Devin Cannady is second on the team with 10.8 points per game and 2.7 rebounds.
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The Harvard Crimson come into this game with a 9-11 record and are currently 5th in the IVY League. The Crimson have lost their last 3 games in a row with their most recent game being a 55-54 loss to Columbia. Through 20 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. Corey Johnson is second on the team with 8.9 points per game and 2.8 rebounds.
Harvard is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Crimson are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 game overall. Princeton is 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 games following a loss. The Tigers are 6-15 against the spread in their last 21 home games.
The Harvard Crimson have struggled this season and have not figured anything out. Princeton on the other hand has been rolling winning 5 of their last 6 games. I think Princeton will win this game big being at home.