NCAA hoops odds preview - Dartmouth vs. Bryant
Dartmouth Big Green vs Bryant Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Chace Athletic Center Saturday as host Bryant looks to handle the Dartmouth Big Green in NCAA hoops action.
The Bulldogs sit at 5-4 (0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Big Green are currently 2-7 (0-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Bryant is 1-0 OU, and Dartmouth is 0-2 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 271 and the Big Green at No. 216 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 58-55 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Big Green rank No. 211 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.6 per game. That compares with Bryant’s No. 229 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Bryant is college basketball's No. 149-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Big Green rate No. 248 with 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Dartmouth features the nation's No. 39-rated defense on the road, allowing 61 points per game. Bryant, meanwhile, comes in at No. 200 nationally in scoring at home.
Dartmouth was a 61-42 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Arizona State. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as underdogs. Gabas Maldunas scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Big Green to a win (they lost 61-42 to Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday).
In their last action, Bryant was a 69-59 loser on the road against Navy. The Bulldogs endured a 69-59 loss at the hands of the Midshipmen on Monday, despite a 15-point effort from Joe O'Shea at Alumni Hall.
Dartmouth Big Green Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
After a loss are 2-8
A few Big Green at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Dartmouth is 1-19 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Dartmouth at Boston College, Monday, December 31
Bryant at Lehigh, Saturday, December 29