Harvard vs. Dartmouth - 1/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dartmouth Big Green (7-8) at Harvard Crimson (11-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Lavietes Pavilion)
The Line: Harvard Crimson -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Dartmouth Big Green and Harvard Crimson meet Saturday at the Lavietes Pavilion.
The Dartmouth Big Green have split their last eight games and play their 10th true road game. On the season, Dartmouth is averaging 61.9 points on 42.9 percent shooting and is allowing 60.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Alex Mitola is averaging 14.1 points and 2.8 assists while Connor Boehm is averaging 11.3 points and 5.8 rebounds. Gabas Maldunas is the third player averaging double-digit points and Miles Wright is shooting 36.7 percent from the field. The Dartmouth Big Green are a defensive team that’s allowing 33.8 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 59 or less points in four straight games. Offensively, Dartmouth is shooting 66.7 percent from the line and 35.4 percent from deep. Dartmouth is 3-6 SU on the road.
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The Harvard Crimson have won four of their last five games and look for a second Ivy League win. On the season, Harvard is averaging 62 points on 42.6 percent shooting and is allowing 58.1 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Wesley Saunders is averaging 15.8 points and 3.7 assists while Corbin Miller is averaging 9.5 points and 1.6 rebounds. Siyani Chambers is dishing 4.8 assists and Steve Moundou-Missi is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Harvard Crimson are a defensive team that’s allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 64 or less points in six straight games. Offensively, Harvard is shooting 70.7 percent from the line and 35.3 percent from beyond the arc.
The Big Green are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Ivy League and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Crimson are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Ivy League and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Big Green are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Harvard is usually always a money making machine when it plays other Ivy league squads. With the lack of consistent play from Dartmouth, you can expect the same here. Look for a Crimson blowout.