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Yale Bulldogs face Princeton Tigers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Yale BulldogsPrinceton Tigers
14-10February 28, 2014, 07:00 | Jadwin Gymnasium15-8



Princeton looks to cover the Tigers-Bulldogs pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 15-8 mark when they host Yale in college basketball wagering action.

The Tigers sport a record of 15-8 and 8-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 14-10 and 9-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-8 for the Tigers and 5-9 for the Bulldogs.

View Yale Bulldogs vs Princeton Tigers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Yale before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 86-rated Yale taking on the No. 84-rated Tigers in this contest.

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In their last action, Yale was a 62-46 loser on the road against Columbia. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs endured a 62-46 loss at the hands of the Lions on Sunday, despite a 15-point effort from Armani Cotton at Levien Gym.

Princeton was a 59-47 loser in their most recent outing at home against Harvard. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. T.J. Bray scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 59-47 to Harvard at Jadwin Gymnasium on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 147 in NCAA hoops at 34.79 per game. Contrast that with Princeton’s No. 224 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Princeton is the No. 3-ranked team in the country at 9.57 per game, while Yale rates No. 181 at 5.42 per game.

A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
Yale is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Yale is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Yale's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Yale's last 6 games on the road
Princeton is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Princeton is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Princeton's last 5 games
Princeton is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home


Next up:
Yale at Pennsylvania, Saturday, March 1st
Princeton at Brown, Saturday, March 1st

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