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Yale Bulldogs vs Harvard Crimson Betting Matchup Report

Harvard CrimsonYale Bulldogs
Feb 26, 6:00 PM | John J. Lee Amphitheater

Harvard Crimson vs Yale Bulldogs Odds

21-4TEAM RECORD13-12

The Bulldogs will be trying to slam the Harvard Crimson on Saturday when the teams tip off at John J. Lee Amphitheater in college betting action.

The Bulldogs are 13-12 so far on the season, and 7-7 ATS vs. the number. The Crimson, meanwhile, are 21-4 and 9-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Yale go 7-6 and the Crimson go 8-8 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Crimson odds would favor the Crimson if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Yale is rated No. 188 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Harvard is at No. 122. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-69 win for the Crimson.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Yale's No. 211-ranked scoring average of 67.8 PPG, against a Crimson defense rated No. 63 and allowing 63.9 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 44.3% to date this season, less than the Crimson shooters have managed so far (46.9% per game).

Defensively, Harvard features the nation's No. 44-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.2 points per game. Yale, meanwhile, comes in at No. 215 nationally in scoring at home.

Harvard was a 74-68 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Brown. They failed to cover the 8–point spread as favorites. Oliver McNally scored 20 points leading the Crimson to a 74-68 victory over Brown at Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday.

Last time out for Yale, they were a 79-75 winner as they battled Dartmouth at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point favorite. Porter Braswell scored 19 points leading the Bulldogs to a 79-75 victory over Dartmouth at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Friday.

Harvard Crimson Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-3
Before playing Pennsylvania are 2-8
After playing Brown are 3-7
After a win are 9-1

Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Columbia are 5-5
After playing Dartmouth are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
Harvard home to Pennsylvania, Friday, March 4
Yale at Columbia, Friday, March 4

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