Dartmouth vs. Cornell - 2/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cornell Big Red (11-11) at Dartmouth Big Green (8-12)
College Basketball: Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Leede Arena)
The Line: Dartmouth Big Green -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cornell Big Red and Dartmouth Big Green play Friday night at the Edward Leede Arena.
The Cornell Big Red hope to top a .500 record after winning five of their last eight games. On the season, Cornell is averaging 62.2 points on 39.3 percent shooting and is allowing 62.2 points on 38.5 percent shooting. Shonn Miller is averaging 16.3 points and eight rebounds while Robert Hatter is averaging 11.4 points and 2.7 rebounds. Devin Cherry is the third double-digit scorer and Galal Cancer is dishing 3.3 assists. The Cornell Big Red have four players averaging at least 9.7 points, and they’re shooting 74.1 percent from the line and 31.9 percent from deep. Defensively, Cornell is allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in seven of its last eight games.
The Dartmouth Big Green are looking to snap a four-game losing streak. On the season, Dartmouth is averaging 61.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting and is allowing 62.2 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Alex Mitola is averaging 12.9 points and 2.9 assists while Gabas Maldunas is averaging 10.8 points and 6.6 rebounds. Connor Boehm is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Miles Wright is shooting 40.7 percent from the field. The Dartmouth Big Green have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 64.5 percent from the line and 33.5 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Dartmouth is allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in seven of its last nine games.
The Big Red are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win and 8-2-2 ATS in their last 12 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Big Green are 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The Big Red are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Dartmouth and 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Cornell has beaten Dartmouth SU in five of the last seven meetings and has covered five of the last seven meetings. When you add in the fact the Big Red have been actually putting wins on the board lately and the Big Green has not, I think the wrong team is favored here. Take the points.