Dartmouth Big Green take on Crusaders in NCAA basketball test
Dartmouth Big Green vs Holy Cross Crusaders Odds
Dartmouth pays a visit to Holy Cross on Saturday, hoping to send the Crusaders to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Hart Recreation Center.
The Crusaders currently sports a 5-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Big Green are 2-4 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Crusaders produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Big Green have gone 0-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Crusaders sit at No. 124 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Big Green sit at No. 227 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Crusaders will win this game 58-54.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Holy Cross's No. 96-rated squad against Dartmouth's No. 134-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Holy Cross rates No. 191 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 215 nationally with 5.7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Dartmouth owns the country's No. 55-rated mark, allowing 62 points per game on the highway. Holy Cross, on the other hand, rates No. 289 in scoring at home.
Dartmouth was a 71-49 loser in its last match on the road against Elon. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs. Dartmouth was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Elon and falling by a 71-49 score at Alumni Gym.
Holy Cross was an 83-78 winner in its last match on the road against Sacred Heart. Justin Burrell poured in a team-high 30 points for Holy Cross on Wednesday, as they defeated Sacred Heart 83-78 at Pitt Center.
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Vermont are 5-5
After playing Elon are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8
A few Big Green at Crusaders trends to consider:
Dartmouth is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Holy Cross
Dartmouth is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Dartmouth at Vermont, Wednesday, December 12
Holy Cross at San Francisco, Tuesday, December 18