College baskeball point spread favors Bulldogs in battle with Big Green
Dartmouth Big Green vs Yale Bulldogs Odds
John J. Lee Amphitheater will host Yale Bulldogs vs. Dartmouth Big Green action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Bulldogs sport records of 10-15 and 9-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Big Green have 6-16 and 3-8-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-2-1 for the Bulldogs and 6-5 for the Big Green.
The Bulldogs were listed as 11-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Big Green odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Yale is rated No. 171 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Dartmouth is at No. 302. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 65-59 win for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Big Green rank No. 286 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.1 per game. That compares with Yale’s No. 141 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Yale is college basketball's No. 202-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Big Green rate No. 218 with 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Dartmouth features the nation's No. 126-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Yale, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.
Dartmouth lost its last outing, a 67-57 result against Pennsylvania on February 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog. Dartmouth got 19 points from Gabas Maldunas but lost anyway, 67-57, to Pennsylvania on Saturday at Leede Arena.
Yale won its last outing, a 75-56 result against Columbia on February 16. They covered in that game as a 1-point favorite. Yale earned a 75-56 victory over Columbia on Saturday, getting 10 points from Brandon Sherrod at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Friday are 0-10
Before playing Brown are 1-9
After playing Pennsylvania are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Harvard are 9-1
After playing Columbia are 3-7
After a win are 1-9
A few Big Green at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dartmouth's last 6 games when playing on the road against Yale
Dartmouth is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Dartmouth is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Yale
Yale is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Dartmouth
Yale is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Dartmouth
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Yale's last 6 games when playing at home against Dartmouth
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Yale's last 5 games when playing Dartmouth
Dartmouth at Brown, Saturday, February 23
Yale home to Harvard, Saturday, February 23