Yale Bulldogs vs Dartmouth Big Green Odds
Yale pays a visit to Dartmouth on Saturday, hoping to send the Big Green to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Leede Arena.
The Big Green sport records of 4-12 and 1-4-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 7-12 and 5-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-2 for the Big Green and 5-1 for the Bulldogs.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Big Green - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Dartmouth is rated No. 272 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Yale is at No. 132. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 65-61 win for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Dartmouth's No. 302-ranked scoring average of 61.3 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 194 and allowing 66.9 PPG. The Big Green FG% has averaged 39.3% to date this season, less than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (41.2% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Yale owns the country's No. 150-rated mark, allowing 68.7 points per game on the highway. Dartmouth, on the other hand, rates No. 247 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Yale was a 67-64 loser on the road against Harvard. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Yale suffered a 67-64 loss against Harvard on Friday, getting 14 points from Armani Cotton in a losing effort at Lavietes Pavilion.
Dartmouth lost its last outing, a 62-50 result against Brown on February 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Big Green endured a 62-50 loss at the hands of the Bears on Friday, despite a 16-point effort from Connor Boehm at Leede Arena.
A few Bulldogs at Big Green trends to consider:
Yale is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Dartmouth
Yale is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dartmouth's last 7 games when playing Yale
Dartmouth is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Yale
Dartmouth is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Yale
Dartmouth is 4-10-1 SU in its last 15 games ,at home
Yale at Pennsylvania, Friday, February 8
Dartmouth at Columbia, Friday, February 8