Dartmouth Big Green vs Quakers College Hoops Game Preview
Dartmouth Big Green vs Pennsylvania Quakers Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Pennsylvania and Dartmouth on Friday, with the host Quakers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Quakers are 7-19 overall and 10-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Big Green are 6-18 and 4-9-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Pennsylvania boasts a 6-9-1 on the OU, and Dartmouth is 7-6.
Bettors looking to back visiting Dartmouth before tip-off in this one found them as 8-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Quakers - Big Green odds would favor the Quakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pennsylvania is rated No. 285 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Dartmouth is at No. 307. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 59-58 win for the Quakers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pennsylvania has the nation's No. 291-rated offensive output, at 62.3 PPG. The visiting Big Green defense ranks No. 166 allowing on average 66.3 PPG. The Quakers FG% has averaged 42.1% so far, more than the Big Green marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.6% per game.
Defensively, Dartmouth features the nation's No. 133-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.6 points per game. Pennsylvania, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Dartmouth, they were a 59-50 loser as they battled Brown on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Big Green endured a 59-50 loss at the hands of the Bears on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Tyler Melville at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Pennsylvania lost its last outing, a 58-41 result against Columbia on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. The Quakers got 19 points from Tony Hicks, but it was Columbia that prevailed in a 58-41 final on Saturday at Levien Gym.
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Princeton are 2-8
After playing Brown are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Pennsylvania Quakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Harvard are 6-4
After playing Columbia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Big Green at Quakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dartmouth's last 8 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dartmouth's last 6 games on the road
Dartmouth is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Dartmouth is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dartmouth
Pennsylvania is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Dartmouth
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pennsylvania's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pennsylvania's last 8 games when playing at home against Dartmouth
Dartmouth at Princeton, Saturday, March 2
Pennsylvania home to Harvard, Saturday, March 2