Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Columbia Lions travel to Newman Arena to play the Cornell Big Red on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Columbia as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
The Lions come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 2-4. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-1. The Big Red have an overall record of 7-8 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 3-5 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Maodo Lo comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Lions. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Alex Rosenberg averages 14.1 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Columbia. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Robert Hatter averages 19.9 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Big Red. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Matt Morgan averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Columbia averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 134th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 144th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 33rd in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 238th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 114th with 12.1 per game. The Lions allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 181st and 117th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 46th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in the Division 1.
Cornell averages 72.6 points per game this year which ranks them 171st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -7.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 234th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 181st in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per contest which ranks them 269th and 286th respectively. In the turnover department the Big Red rank 302nd with 14.5 per game. The Big Red allow 79.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 200th and 233rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 349th and they give up 16.7 assists per contest which puts them in 333rd place in the nation. The Big Red force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 35th in college basketball.
Columbia Lions Betting Trends
The Columbia Lions are 3-5 against the spread
The Columbia Lions are 7-1 against the over/under
Cornell Big Red Betting Trends
The Cornell Big Red are 4-4 against the spread
The Cornell Big Red are 3-5 against the over/under
Columbia Lions Injuries
01/22/16 G Isaac Cohen Knee "?" Saturday vs. Cornell
Cornell Big Red Injuries
01/22/16 G Robert Hatter Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Columbia
01/22/16 G Will Bathurst Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Columbia
Josh's Pick: Take Columbia
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