Princeton vs. Cornell - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Cornell Big Red (6-20) at Princeton Tigers (14-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm (L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium)
The Line: Princeton Tigers -11.5 -- Over/Under:
The Cornell Big Red and Princeton Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Jadwin Gymnasium.
The Cornell Big Red need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Cornell Big Red are averaging 66.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Jimmy Boeheim is averaging 17.3 points and 5.9 rebounds while Terrance McBride is averaging 12.3 points and 3.2 assists. Josh Warren is dishing 3.1 assists and Jordan Jones is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Cornell Big Red are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cornell Big Red are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game. The Cornell Big Red have yet to win a road game this season.
The Princeton Tigers look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Princeton Tigers are averaging 72.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 47 percent shooting. Jaelin Llewellyn is averaging 14.3 points and 4.1 rebounds while Richmond Aririguzoh is averaging 13.4 points and 8.2 rebounds. Ryan Schwieger is the third double-digit scorer and Drew Friberg is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The Princeton Tigers have won five of their last six home games.
The Big Red are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games as an underdog, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Tigers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite, 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The over is 7-1 in Big Red last 8 road games. The under is 5-1 in Tigers last 6 overall. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Princeton Tigers are playing head and shoulders the better basketball, and they're also 16-9 against the spread on the year and 7-4 against the spread at home. The Cornell Big Red are 4-10 against the spread on the road and 3-4 against the spread as a double-digit underdog. Give me Princeton in a blowout victory based on the one-sideded trends.