Yale Bulldogs visit Princeton Tigers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Yale Bulldogs vs Princeton Tigers Odds
Princeton looks to cover the Tigers-Bulldogs pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-7 mark when they host Yale in college basketball wagering action.
The Tigers are 11-7 so far on the season, and 7-7 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 8-14 and 7-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Princeton go 3-7 and the Bulldogs go 7-1-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 128 and the Bulldogs at No. 154 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-63 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Princeton has the nation's No. 268-rated offensive output, at 63.4 PPG. The visiting Bulldogs defense ranks No. 185 allowing on average 66.7 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 45.8% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.7% per game.
Defensively, Yale features the nation's No. 137-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.1 points per game. Princeton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Yale was a 68-59 winner on the road against Pennsylvania. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Yale got 15 points from Armani Cotton en route to a 68-59 victory over Pennsylvania on Friday at The Palestra.
In their last action, Princeton was a 63-46 winner at home against Brown. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. The Tigers grabbed a 63-46 win over the Bears on Friday, behind a 17-point effort from Denton Koon at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cornell are 4-6
After playing Pennsylvania are 5-5
After a win are 1-9
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Dartmouth are 7-3
After playing Brown are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
Yale is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Yale is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Yale is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Princeton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Yale
Princeton is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Yale
Yale home to Cornell, Friday, February 15
Princeton at Dartmouth, Friday, February 15