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Cornell Big Red vs Yale Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on John J. Lee Amphitheater Friday as host Yale looks to handle the Cornell Big Red in NCAA hoops action.
The Bulldogs sport records of 9-14 and 8-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Big Red have 11-12 and 7-7-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-1-1 for the Bulldogs and 5-4 for the Big Red.
Bettors looking to go with the Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Big Red was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 161-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 300-rated Big Red in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-64 win for the Bulldogs on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Yale has the nation's No. 206-rated offensive output, at 66.3 PPG. The visiting Big Red defense ranks No. 233 allowing on average 69 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 41.1% so far, less than the Big Red marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.
Defensively, Cornell features the nation's No. 190-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.3 points per game. Yale, meanwhile, comes in at No. 65 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Cornell was a 79-56 winner at home against Dartmouth. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Big Red blew out Dartmouth on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 79-56 win at Newman Arena.
Yale was a 69-65 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Princeton. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Yale earned a 69-65 victory over Princeton on Saturday, getting 13 points from Javier Duren at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Brown are 7-3
After playing Dartmouth are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Columbia are 4-6
After playing Princeton are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Big Red at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Cornell is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cornell's last 6 games when playing on the road against Yale
Cornell is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Yale
Cornell is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Yale is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Cornell
Yale is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Yale's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Yale's last 6 games when playing at home against Cornell
Cornell at Brown, Saturday, February 16
Yale home to Columbia, Saturday, February 16