Cornell Big Red take on Big Green in NCAA basketball test

Cornell Big Red Dartmouth Big Green
2-23 March 01, 2014, 07:00 | Leede Arena 9-16



The Dartmouth Big Green hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Cornell Big Red pay a visit to Leede Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Big Red will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 10-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Big Green are 5-11 ATS. Cornell is 7-11 against the total, while Dartmouth is 9-6-1 versus the number.

View Cornell Big Red vs Dartmouth Big Green Odds and Stats.

This game puts the Big Green, most recently No. 280 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Big Red, who rate No. 276 in the latest survey.

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Dartmouth was an 84-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Columbia. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Tyler Melville scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Big Green to a win (they lost 84-72 to Columbia at Leede Arena on Friday).

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Dartmouth's No. 213-ranked scoring average of 66.96 PPG, against a Big Red defense rated No. 249 and allowing 77.92 PPG. The Big Green FG% has averaged 44.35% to date this season, more than the Big Red shooters have managed so far (41.12% per game).

A few Big Red at Big Green trends to consider:
Cornell is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Cornell is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games
Cornell is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Cornell is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Dartmouth is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Dartmouth is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dartmouth's last 6 games
Dartmouth is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Cornell home to Princeton, Friday, March 7th
Dartmouth at Brown, Friday, March 7th
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