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Lafayette Leopards vs. Princeton Tigers Betting Analysis and Prediction

Lafayette is off to a rough start under first-year coach Mike Jordan. Things may not get much easier for the Leopards Tuesday night, as they will play Princeton, which has a 53-20 record all-time against Lafayette. When it comes to Lafayette vs Princeton betting, it will be a big challenge for the Leopards to keep up.

Princeton is off to a solid start and is hoping to score a win over the Leopards on the NCAAB schedule. The Tigers enter this game on a six-game winning streak and will want to build some momentum before league play starts.

Last Game Records

Lafayette lost to Cornell 73-68 to fall to 1-8 on the season. Princeton beat Drexel 83-63 to improve to 6-3.

Matchup Information

Lafayette at Princeton Betting Analysis

Ivy League Grad Ties to Fix Lafayette

Jordan took over the Leopards program after Fran O’Hanlon served as a coach for 27 seasons. While O’Hanlon has a solid career, the program finished with a losing record in five of the last seven seasons after making the NCAA Tournament in 2015. Anyone making Lafayette Leopards picks will have to see if Jordan is working on reconstructing the program.

Lafayette is 0-7 away from home. The Leopards have two players, Leo O’Boyle (13.6 points per game) and Kyle Jenkins (12.3), who average double-figure scoring. When it comes to rebounding, Lafayette doesn’t have anyone averaging more than 5.2 boards per game but mostly focuses on rebounding as a team.

Lafayette vs Princeton betting stats shows the Leopards’ offense has had a tough go of things recently. Of all the NCAAB games today, it will be tough to find a less efficient offense than the Leopards. Lafayette scores 60.9 points per game on 40.9 percent shooting.

Princeton is Heating Up

Princeton Tigers’ stats show that the season has started to improve quickly. After an 0-2 start, Princeton has now run off six straight wins. Tosan Evbuomwan does a lot of strong work for the Tigers. He leads the team with 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game while also averaging 3.1 assists per contest.

College basketball players Matt Allocco (12.1 points per game) and Ryan Langborg (11.1 points) per game also score in double figures for Princeton. The Tigers have been more efficient on offense. Princeton shoots 47.9 percent from the field. Anyone doing Lafayette vs Princeton betting will also see that the Tigers’ defense has been effective.

Princeton limits its opponents to 64.6 points per game. The Tigers also limit their opponents to 41.9 percent shooting from the field. Teams have been able to find shots from the perimeter against Princeton, which allows teams to shoot 33.1 percent from the outside against them. However, Lafayette isn’t a team that is very likely to knock down many shots from the outside.

Updates

Neither team has any player on the college basketball injury report.

  • Lafayette is 6-2-1 against the spread.
  • Princeton is 3-4 against the spread.
  • The Leopards have seen the total go under in six of their nine games.
  • The Tigers have seen the total go over in four of their seven games.
  • Lafayette is 0-2 straight up against Ivy League opponents.
  • Princeton is 1-1 straight up at home this season.

Lafayette at Princeton Betting Preview

NCAAB odds show that Princeton is a 12-point favorite over Lafayette. The Tigers are a -835 favorite on the moneyline, while the Leopards are +550 on the moneyline. The over/under is set at 129.5 points.

Lafayette at Princeton Betting Prediction

This is a game that shouldn’t impact the college basketball standings too much. Lafayette is off to a slow start under a new coach. The Leopards will likely not be one of the NCAA basketball teams to qualify for March Madness.

Princeton hopes to be a contender in the Ivy League and will be looking to make a splash in one of the more innocuous NCAA basketball games today. The Tigers will find a way to cover the 12.5 points in a game that won’t be too high scoring. Princeton will likely be able to cover the spread and keep this game under 130 points.

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