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Pennsylvania Quakers vs Dartmouth Big Green Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Leede Arena Saturday as host Dartmouth looks to handle the Pennsylvania Quakers in NCAA hoops action.
Dartmouth will face the 5-18 Quakers, who own a 8-9-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Big Green are 6-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Quakers are 5-7-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 284-rated Big Green and the No. 299-ranked Quakers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 59-58 result in favor of the Big Green.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dartmouth's No. 316-ranked offense, averaging 60.6 PPG, against a Quakers defense that ranks No. 223 at 68.5 PPG. The Big Green field goal percentage has averaged 40.1% so far, less than the Quakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Defensively, Pennsylvania features the nation's No. 200-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.6 points per game. Dartmouth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 289 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Pennsylvania was a 73-54 loser on the road against Harvard. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Pennsylvania got 14 points from Darien Nelson-Henry but lost anyway, 73-54, to Harvard on Friday at Lavietes Pavilion.
Dartmouth was a 73-55 loser in its last match at home against Princeton. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Gabas Maldunas scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Big Green to a win (they lost 73-55 to Princeton at Leede Arena on Friday).
Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cornell are 5-5
After playing Harvard are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Yale are 3-7
After playing Princeton are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Quakers at Big Green trends to consider:
Pennsylvania is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Dartmouth
Pennsylvania is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Dartmouth's last 16 games when playing Pennsylvania
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dartmouth's last 6 games
Dartmouth is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
Dartmouth is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Pennsylvania at Cornell, Friday, February 22
Dartmouth at Yale, Friday, February 22