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Temple Owls Battle vs Yale Bulldogs Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

College basketball betting interest will be high on Thursday when the Bulldogs of Yale hit the hard court against the Owls of Temple.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Temple Owls betting line as -4-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Yale Bulldogs vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Temple Owls are 8-4 overall and 7-3 ATS, while the Yale Bulldogs are 6-4 and 3-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Temple boasts a 6-4 on the OU, and Yale is 2-2.

The Owls - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Temple is rated No. 88 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Yale is at No. 47.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Temple's No. 163-ranked scoring average of 73.67 PPG, against a Yale Bulldogs defense rated No. 103 and allowing 68.3 PPG. The Temple Owls FG% has averaged 43.18% to date this season, less than the Yale Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (46.18% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Yale cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Central Connecticut State out of the gym and running up a 90-59 score at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Temple got 13 points from Obi Enechionyia en route to a 68-63 victory over NJIT on Saturday at Liacouras Center.

Betting Trends
  • Yale is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Yale is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Temple is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Temple is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Yale home to Hartford, Monday, January 2nd
Temple at Cincinnati, Wednesday, December 28th