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Harvard vs Princeton Ivy League odds

The Harvard Crimson and the Princeton Tigers will be meeting for the second time this season on Friday night, with the Crimson having already paid off for bettors against the Tigers this year.

Harvard topped Princeton 69-57 as a 1.5-point home favorite in the first meeting of the season between those Ivy League schools on February 16. That improved Harvard slightly to just 3-7 both SU and ATS in their 10 most recent games against Princeton.

17-7 mark (12-9-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-10 for the Tigers and 12-9 for the Crimson.

View Harvard vs Princeton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 5.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Crimson was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 128 (Tigers) and the No. 185 (Crimson) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-70 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Crimson is ranked No. 333 in NCAA hoops at 29.9 per game. Contrast that with Princeton’s No. 306 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Princeton is the No. 119-ranked team in the country at 6.7 per game, while Harvard rates No. 127 at 6.5 per game.

Defensively, Harvard features the nation's No. 68-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.6 points per game. Princeton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 271 nationally in scoring at home.

Harvard was a 72-66 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Yale. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Steve Moundou-Missi scored 17 points leading the Crimson to a 72-66 victory over Yale at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday.

Princeton was a 72-53 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Cornell. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Ian Hummer scored 23 points leading the Tigers to a 72-53 victory over Cornell at Newman Arena on Saturday.

Harvard Crimson Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Pennsylvania are 4-6
After playing Yale are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Dartmouth are 6-4
After playing Cornell are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

 

A few Crimson at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Harvard's last 6 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Harvard is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Harvard is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Harvard is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Harvard
Princeton is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Princeton's last 6 games when playing at home against Harvard
Princeton is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
Harvard at Pennsylvania, Saturday, March 2
Princeton home to Dartmouth, Saturday, March 2