Yale vs. Princeton - 2/17/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (15-6) at Yale Bulldogs (14-7)
College Basketball: Friday, February 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm (John J. Lee Amphitheater)
The Line: Yale Bulldogs +1.5 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
The Princeton Tigers and Yale Bulldogs meet Friday in college basketball action at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
The Princeton Tigers look for another victory to build on their 11-game winning streak. The Princeton Tigers are averaging 70.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Steven Cook is averaging 13.6 points and 5.5 rebounds while Devin Cannady is averaging 12.6 points and two assists. Spencer Weisz is the third double-digit scorer and Myles Stephens is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The Princeton Tigers have won four straight road games.
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The Yale Bulldogs look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Yale Bulldogs are averaging 74.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Miye Oni is averaging 12.9 points and 6.8 rebounds while Alex Copeland is averaging 12.7 points and 2.3 assists. Sam Downey is the third double-digit scorer and Blake Reynolds is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Yale Bulldogs are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Yale Bulldogs are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Yale Bulldogs have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Tigers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulldogs are 42-18-2 ATS in their last 62 Friday games and 36-16 ATS in their last 52 games following a ATS loss. The Tigers are 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Yale and the home team is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Yale is playing great basketball right now and is a tough team to play at home. I know Princeton is on an 11-game winning streak and that's why the line has gone from a pick em to making the Bulldogs an underdog. However, don't sleep on this Yale team that's solid on both ends and has won six of the last nine games against Princeton. I'll take the home team and my free bucket. The Bulldogs will be a tough out.