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Columbia Lions vs Dartmouth Big Green 2/14/2020 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Columbia Lions vs Dartmouth Big Green 2/14/2020 – These are both teams sitting at the bottom of the Ivy League and hope to end their respective losing streaks heading to this game. It is the Columbia Lions that will be visiting the Dartmouth Big Green at the Edward Leede Arena in Hanover, New Hampshire. ESPN+ will be covering the game and will show it live this Friday, February 14 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time and the online live stream will be featured at SofaScore. Being at home gives the Big Green the advantage over the Lions as seen by How To Bet On NCAA Basketball. After this game, the Big Green are expected to snap their nine-game losing streak and the Lions will be extending their skid to six games.
Columbia Lions vs Dartmouth Big Green 2/14/2020
The Columbia Lions now hold a 6-16 record and they are second to the last in the Ivy League. In their 12 games on the road, the Lions never won a game. The closest that they came to winning on the road was against the Maine Black Bears by three-points in overtime. In their last ten games, this team has lost seven games. Smith is the best player for this team as he provides 21 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. Forrest is very far behind with 10 points per night.
Players to watch: M. Smith G (22 GP 36.9 MIN 21 PTS 4.2 REB 4.7 AST 1.5 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 42.4 FG% 77.5 FT% 38 3PT%), J. Forrest G (19 GP 25.2 MIN 10 PTS 3.3 REB 0.6 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 42 FG% 66.7 FT% 39.5 3PT%), I. Nweke F (21 GP 21.8 MIN 9.2 PTS 5.2 REB 0.7 AST 0.4 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 52.3 FG% 76.7 FT% 0 3PT%).
Dartmouth Big Green
The last time that the Big Green won a game was way back on December 18 against the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils. This team is the bottom dwellers of the Ivy League with a 7-14 record and at home, they split their win-losses with 3-3. If the Big Green manages to pull a victory in this game, it will be their first win over another Ivy League team. They will be relying on Knight to lead the team as he averages 13 points and 5.7 rebounds per night. Rai and Foye will be backing him up as both players are capable of providing double-digit scoring per game for the Big Green.
Players to watch: C. Knight F (21 GP 23.8 MIN 13 PTS 5.7 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 1.3 BLK 2.8 TO 48.8 FG% 57.4 FT% 6.7 3PT%), A. Rai G (21 GP 27 MIN 10.3 PTS 6.3 REB 1.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 50.6 FG% 68.5 FT% 36.8 3PT%), J. Foye G (21 GP 29.2 MIN 9.5 PTS 3.2 REB 2 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 42.5 FG% 73.1 FT% 44.9 3PT%).
Columbia Lions vs Dartmouth Big Green Betting Predictions
Columbia is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Dartmouth Big Green
Dartmouth is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games.
Columbia Lions vs Dartmouth Big Green Betting Picks
This is the best time for the Big Green to take a victory after nine games according to Online Sportsbook. This prediction was made as the Lions have never been a good team on the road and they are the ones that need to adjust more than the Big Green.
Moneyline: Being at home, the Big Green are given an ML of -234 for this game while the Lions are at +206.
Spread: It is 5.5 points across the spread between the Lions and Big Green. Columbia is taking the +5.5 while Dartmouth is at -5.5.
Total: 128.5 points on the total for this game. Lions are predicted to go over and the Big Breen will be under.
Score Prediction: 68-61, Big Green.