Harvard Crimson vs. Dartmouth Big Green - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dartmouth Big Green (4-8) at Harvard Crimson (6-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Lavietes Pavilion)
The Line: Harvard Crimson -11 -- Over/Under: 130 See the Latest Odds
The Harvard Crimson will host the Dartmouth Big Green this Saturday.
The Harvard Crimson come into this game with a 6-8 record and are currently 6th in the Ivy League. Harvard has won 4 out of their last 6 games and will try to keep it rolling with a win over Dartmouth. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Crimson has been Zena Edosomwan who is averaging 14.1 points per game and 10.6 rebounds. Corey Johnson is second on the team with 10.0 points per game and 2.4 rebounds.
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The Dartmouth Big Green come into this game with a 4-8 record and are currently 7th in the Ivy League. The Big Green have lost 2 games in a row with their most recent game being a 97-85 loss to Fairfield. Through 12 games this season the leading scorer for the Big green has been Evan Boudreaux who is averaging 14.3 points per game and 8.4 rebounds. Miles Wright is second on the team with 13.0 points per game and 5.1 rebounds.
The Dartmouth Big Green are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Big Green are 1-9-1 against the spread in their last 11 games vs. a team with a losing record. Harvard is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Crimson are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 vs. Ivy League opponents.
Both of these teams are in the middle of the pack in the Ivy League. Harvard has been playing better basketball lately and should win this game easily at home. Il take Harvard to cover at home here.