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March 8, 7:00 PM | John J. Lee Amphitheater

Princeton Tigers vs Yale Bulldogs Odds

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The Yale Bulldogs will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Princeton Tigers at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Friday in NCAA hoops play.

The Tigers will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 10-11 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 10-10 ATS. Princeton is 6-11 against the total, while Yale is 12-3-1 versus the number.

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Betting Line:
Yale opened as 4-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 186-rated Bulldogs and the No. 120-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-64 result in favor of the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 301 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.6 per game. That compares with Yale’s No. 164 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Yale is college basketball's No. 195-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 121 with 6.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Princeton owns the country's No. 3-rated mark, allowing 56.9 points per game on the highway. Yale, on the other hand, rates No. 95 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Princeton, they were a 68-63 winner as they battled Dartmouth at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 17-point favorite. Princeton got 24 points from Will Barrett en route to a 68-63 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Last time out for Yale, they were a 79-70 winner as they battled Cornell on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Yale got 19 points from Matt Townsend en route to a 79-70 victory over Cornell on Saturday at Newman Arena.

Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Brown are 6-4
After playing Dartmouth are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Pennsylvania are 5-5
After playing Cornell are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

A few Tigers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Princeton's last 8 games when playing on the road against Yale
Princeton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Princeton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Yale
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Yale's last 8 games when playing at home against Princeton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Yale's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Yale's last 5 games at home
Yale is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Princeton at Brown, Saturday, March 9
Yale home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, March 9

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