Princeton vs Pennsylvania Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Pennsylvania Quakers (17-11, 9-4 Ivy League) will try to build on an eight-game winning stretch when visiting the Princeton Tigers (18-8, 9-4 Ivy League) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Jadwin Gymnasium. This game is at 12:00 PM ET on ESPNews.

Saturday’s matchup between the Tigers and the Quakers features the Tigers as tight 2-point favorites. The matchup has a point total of 148.

Princeton vs. Pennsylvania Odds

Point Spread for Princeton vs. Pennsylvania

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with sportsbooks listing Princeton as the favorite.

Princeton vs. Pennsylvania Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Princeton has -130 odds to pick up the win, while Pennsylvania is listed at +110 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 148 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNews
  • Location: Princeton, New Jersey
  • Arena: Jadwin Gymnasium

Princeton vs. Pennsylvania Betting Trends

Against the spread, Princeton is 12-12-0 this season. The Tigers have won in 13, or 68.4%, of the 19 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Princeton has gone over the point total in 51.9% of its opportunities this year (14 times over 27 games with a set point total).

Pennsylvania has 15 wins against the spread in 27 games this year. The Quakers are 4-7 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 36.4% of those games). Pennsylvania’s games this season have gone over the total in 16 of 27 opportunities (59.3%).

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Princeton vs. Pennsylvania Key Players to Watch


Matt Allocco is putting up 11.1 points, 2 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game. Caden Pierce leads the Tigers at 6.7 rebounds per contest, while also averaging 1.1 assists and 7.7 points. Ryan Langborg puts up 12 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.


Jordan Dingle paces the Quakers in scoring (23.4 points per game) and assists (2.1), and posts 3.6 rebounds. He also posts 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Nick Spinoso is the Quakers’ top assist man (3.2 per game), and he contributes 8.5 points and 5.6 rebounds. Max Martz gets the Quakers 11 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He also averages 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Clark Slajchert is putting up 13.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, making 44.4% of his shots from the field and 33.3% from 3-point range, with 1.4 triples per contest.

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What you need to know about the Princeton Tigers

In Princeton’s 13 Ivy League games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total eight times. The Tigers rank 78th in the nation with 76 points per game so far this year. At the other end of the court, they rank 132nd with 68.6 points allowed per contest. Princeton ranks 20th-best in the nation by pulling down 35.7 rebounds per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, it ranks 82nd in college basketball (29.4 allowed per contest).

The Tigers are posting 82.2 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 72.4 points per contest. With 8.5 treys per game, Princeton is 63rd in the nation. It sports a 34.8% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 157th in college basketball. The Tigers are giving up 6.3 three-pointers per game (65th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32% (73rd-ranked) from three-point land.

The Tigers have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span. Princeton has gone over the total in eight of its past 10 contests. In its last 10 games, Princeton has been putting up 77.2 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 76 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Princeton has been suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, giving up 75.6 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 68.6 it has conceded this year.

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What you need to know about the Pennsylvania Quakers

Pennsylvania has covered seven times in 13 matchups with a spread in conference action this season. The Quakers are 98th in the country in points scored (75.4 per game) and 225th in points allowed (71.6). Pennsylvania is 51st in the nation in rebounds per game (34.1) and 75th in rebounds conceded (29.3).

At home the Quakers are putting up 80.1 points per game, 10.2 more than they are averaging on the road (69.9). In 2022-23, Pennsylvania is 89th in the country in 3-point makes (8.2 per game) and 82nd in 3-point percentage (35.9%). The Quakers give up 8.6 3-pointers per game and concede 32.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 326th and 122nd, respectively, in the nation.

The Quakers have a 6-3-1 record against the spread while finishing 8-2 overall over their past 10 games. Pennsylvania has gone over the total in five of its past 10 games. Pennsylvania is scoring 77.3 points per contest over its past 10 games, which is 1.9 more than its average for the season (75.4). In their past 10 games, the Quakers are ceding 69.7 points per game, 1.9 fewer points than their season average (71.6).

Princeton vs. Pennsylvania Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Princeton, and we expect that Princeton will cover the spread (Princeton -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 148 points.

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How to bet Princeton vs. Pennsylvania

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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