Yale vs. Princeton - 3/3/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (13-15) at Yale Bulldogs (15-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm (John J. Lee Amphitheater)
The Line: Yale Bulldogs -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Princeton Tigers and Yale Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
The Princeton Tigers could use another victory after losing seven of their last nine games. The Princeton Tigers are averaging 71.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Devin Cannady is averaging 16.7 points and 5.4 rebounds while Myles Stephens is averaging 15 points and 1.4 assists. Amir Bell is the third double-digit scorer and Sebastian Much is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.3 rebounds per game. The Princeton Tigers have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Yale Bulldogs look for another victory after winning six of their last seven games. The Yale Bulldogs are averaging 73.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Miye Oni is averaging 15.1 points and 5.7 rebounds while Alex Copeland is averaging 11.3 points and 2.6 assists. Blake Reynolds is the third double-digit scorer and Trey Phills is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Yale Bulldogs are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Yale Bulldogs are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game. The Yale Bulldogs have won four straight home games.
The Tigers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Bulldogs are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 home games, 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Ivy League and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Tigers are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Yale, 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the home team is 7-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The home team has won eight of the last 10 meetings between Princeton and Yale, and the Bulldogs took the Tigers to overtime when these clubs met last month on the road. Yale is outscoring teams by five points at home this season and has won four straight. I'll lay the reasonable number with Yale at home.