Dartmouth Big Green vs. Harvard Crimson - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Harvard Crimson (9-8) at Dartmouth Big Green (6-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Leede Arena)
The Line: Dartmouth Big Green -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Harvard Crimson will travel to play the Dartmouth Big Green in an Ivy League game on Saturday.
The Dartmouth Big Green are 6-9 (0-1) and are coming off of a win against Pine Manor by a score of 121-56. Dartmouth has won 2 games in a row, after losing to Harvard in their first league game. Dartmouth is averaging 69 points per game while giving up 70.2 points per game. Dartmouth is also averaging 34.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Evan Boudreaux is averaging 15.1 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game for Dartmouth. Miles Wright is averaging 13.8 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Big Green. Dartmouth is shooting 70.9% on free throws, 35.2% on three-pointers, and 42.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Harvard Crimson are 9-8 (1-0) and are coming off of a win against Howard by a score of 69-61. Harvard has won 3 games in a row, including a 77-70 win against Dartmouth. Harvard is averaging 68.5 points per game while giving up 65.1 points per game. Harvard is also averaging 36.9 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game. Zena Edosomwan is averaging 13.9 points per game and 10.8 assists per game for Harvard. Patrick Steeves is averaging 9.8 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game for the Crimson. Harvard is shooting 60.9% on free throws, 41.8% on three-pointers, and 46.2% on all field goal attempts.
Harvard is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 league games. Harvard is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games. The over is 4-1 in Harvard’s last 5 games. Dartmouth is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 league games. Dartmouth is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 5-2 in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Harvard beat Dartmouth already this season and has had a much better season than Dartmouth. Harvard plays good defense and has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. I like Harvard to build off of their win against Dartmouth last week and to get the win here as well.