Princeton Tigers visit Dartmouth Big Green in college basketball clash

Princeton Tigers Dartmouth Big Green
12-4 February 01, 2014, 07:00 | Leede Arena 8-9



College hoops betting interest focuses on the Dartmouth vs Princeton battle Saturday at Leede Arena as the Big Green look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Big Green currently sports a 8-9 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Tigers are 12-4 and 6-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Big Green produce a 3-4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 8-2 against the number.

View Princeton Tigers vs Dartmouth Big Green Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Dartmouth sat as 7-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

The Big Green - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Dartmouth is rated No. 208 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Princeton is at No. 77.

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Princeton lost its last outing, an 82-76 result against Harvard on January 31. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Princeton got 26 points from T.J. Bray on the way to an 82-76 loss against Harvard on Friday at Lavietes Pavilion.

Dartmouth won its last outing, a 67-58 result against Pennsylvania on January 31. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. Alex Mitola went off for 25 points and added 1 rebound, leading Dartmouth over Pennsylvania, 67-58, on Friday at Leede Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dartmouth's No. 198 nationally ranked offense (68.24 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 92 at 68 PPG. The Big Green have been averaging 46% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (45.73% on average).

A few Tigers at Big Green trends to consider:
Princeton is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
Princeton is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Princeton is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games when playing Dartmouth
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dartmouth
Dartmouth is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Dartmouth is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Dartmouth is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games when playing Princeton
Dartmouth is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Princeton


Next up:
Princeton home to Columbia, Friday, February 7th
Dartmouth at Yale, Friday, February 7th
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