Penn vs Columbia Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/3/23
Columbia Lions (6-15) vs. Pennsylvania Quakers (11-11)
February 3, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Pennsylvania Quakers -14.5 / Columbia Lions +14.5; Over/Under: +145
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The Columbia Lions and Penn Quakers meet Friday in college basketball action at The Palestra. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Columbia Lions Betting Preview
The Columbia Lions are averaging 67.5 points on 39.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa is averaging 13 points and 2.2 assists, while Avery Brown is averaging 8.9 points and 2.1 rebounds. Zine Eddine Bedri is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Blair Thompson is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Columbia Lions are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Columbia Lions are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Penn Quakers Betting Preview
The Penn Quakers are averaging 73.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Jordan Dingle is averaging 23.8 points and 2.4 assists, while Clark Slajchert is averaging 14.4 points and 2.9 rebounds. Max Martz is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Spinoso is dishing 3.4 assists. The Penn Quakers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Penn Quakers are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game.
Columbia vs Penn Trends
The Lions are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Quakers are 18-8 ATS in their last 26 home games. The under is 10-4 in Lions last 14 overall. The over is 8-3 in Quakers last 11 home games. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Columbia Lions are getting rocked to sleep as of late, and that includes losing their last 5 games by an average of 18 points. The Pennsylvania Quakers are 3-0 ATS this season when favorites of 7.5 or more points. Columbia loses by an average of 12.7 points on the road this season. Give me Penn in a comfortable home win.