College baskeball point spread favors Tigers in battle with Big Green
Princeton Tigers vs Dartmouth Big Green Odds
The Dartmouth Big Green will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Princeton Tigers at Leede Arena on Friday in NCAA hoops play.
The Big Green currently sports a 6-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-6-1 ATS. The Tigers are 11-8 and 7-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Big Green produce a 5-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 4-7 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Big Green as 10.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Big Green - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Dartmouth is rated No. 284 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Princeton is at No. 145. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-57 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Dartmouth's No. 257-rated squad against Princeton's No. 303-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Dartmouth rates No. 217 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 113 nationally with 6.8 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Princeton owns the country's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 58.2 points per game on the highway. Dartmouth, on the other hand, rates No. 273 in scoring at home.
Princeton lost its last outing, a 69-65 result against Yale on February 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Princeton suffered a 69-65 loss against Yale on Saturday, getting 16 points from Denton Koon in a losing effort at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Dartmouth lost its last outing, a 79-56 result against Cornell on February 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. Dartmouth was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Cornell and falling by a 79-56 score at Newman Arena.
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-4
Before playing Harvard are 8-2
After playing Yale are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Pennsylvania are 1-9
After playing Cornell are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Tigers at Big Green trends to consider:
Princeton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Dartmouth
Dartmouth is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Princeton
Dartmouth is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
Dartmouth is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games
Dartmouth is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Princeton
Princeton at Harvard, Saturday, February 16
Dartmouth home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, February 16