Dartmouth vs. Pennsylvania - 3/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pennsylvania Quakers (11-14) at Dartmouth Big Green (9-17)
College Basketball: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Leede Arena)
The Line: Dartmouth Big Green -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Penn Quakers and Dartmouth Big Green meet Friday at the Edward Leede Arena.
The Penn Quakers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Penn Quakers are averaging 68.6 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Darien Nelson-Henry is averaging 13.1 points and 8.4 rebounds while Matt Howard is averaging 12.4 points and 1.1 assists. Jackson Donahue is grabbing two rebounds and Jake Silpe is dishing 3.5 assists. The Penn Quakers are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Quakers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Penn Quakers have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Dartmouth Big Green need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Dartmouth Big Green are averaging 69.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Evan Boudreaux is averaging 17.4 points and 9.3 rebounds while Miles Wright is averaging 11.7 points and 4.6 rebounds. Connor Boehm is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Gill is dishing 2.8 assists. The Dartmouth Big Green are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Big Green are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Dartmouth Big Green have split their last eight home games.
The Quakers are 8-20-2 ATS in their last 30 Friday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Big Green are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 Friday games and 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 home games. The Quakers are 11-4-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Dartmouth and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Pennsylvania Quakers have beaten Dartmouth in seven of the last 10 meetings, which includes a win this season. When you add in the fact the Big Green are in a major slump, I like the value of the points here.