Pennsylvania Quakers vs. Dartmouth Big Green - 2/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dartmouth Big Green (7-11) at Pennsylvania Quakers (6-11)
College Basketball: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Palestra)
The Line: Pennsylvania Quakers -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Penn Quakers will host the Dartmouth Big Green Friday.
The Penn Quakers come into this game with a 6-11 record and are currently 8th in the IVY League. Penn has lost their last 4 games in a row with their most recent game being a 89-83 loss to Brown. Through 17 games this season the Quakers have been led by Matt Howard who is averaging 12.1 points per game and 5.5 rebounds. Darien Nelson-Henry is second on the team with 11.5 points per game and 8.1 rebounds.
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The Dartmouth Big Green come into this game with a 7-11 record and are currently 6th in the IVY League. Dartmouth has lost their last 2 games with their most recent game being a 77-73 loss to Cornell. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Big Green has been Evan Boudreaux who is averaging 16.3 points per game and 8.9 rebounds. Miles Wright is second on the team with 11.7 points per game and 4.7 rebounds.
Dartmouth is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The Big Green are 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 Friday games. Penn is 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 home games. The Quakers are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Penn and Dartmouth have both been struggling lately. The Quakers have dropped their last 4 games while the Big Green have lost their last 2. This should be a close game coming down to the last couple of possessions. I think Penn will pull this out at home.