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Yale Bulldogs vs Harvard Crimson Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Harvard CrimsonYale Bulldogs
Feb 23, 8:00 PM | John J. Lee Amphitheater

Harvard Crimson vs Yale Bulldogs Odds

15-7TEAM RECORD10-15

The Yale Bulldogs will try to cover the spread at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday when they get a visit from the Harvard Crimson in NCAA basketball action.

The Bulldogs are 11-15 so far on the season, and 9-8 ATS vs. the number. The Crimson, meanwhile, are 16-7 and 11-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Yale go 10-2-1 and the Crimson go 11-9 on the totals.

View Harvard vs Yale Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 202-rated Harvard taking on the No. 171-rated Bulldogs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-67 win for the Crimson on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Yale's No. 191-ranked offense, averaging 66.8 PPG, against a Crimson defense that ranks No. 126 at 64.4 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Crimson marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.6% per game.

Defensively, Harvard features the nation's No. 66-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. Yale, meanwhile, comes in at No. 85 nationally in scoring at home.

Harvard was a 65-47 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Brown. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Harvard got 19 points from Wesley Saunders en route to a 65-47 victory over Brown on Friday at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Yale won its last outing, a 78-67 result against Dartmouth on February 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Yale earned a 78-67 victory over Dartmouth on Friday, getting 12 points from Sam Martin at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Harvard Crimson Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Princeton are 7-3
After playing Brown are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Columbia are 4-6
After playing Dartmouth are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few Crimson at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Harvard's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Harvard's last 7 games when playing on the road against Yale
Harvard is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Harvard is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Yale
Yale is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Yale is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Yale is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Harvard
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Yale's last 8 games

Next up:
Harvard at Princeton, Friday, March 1
Yale at Columbia, Friday, March 1