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Yale vs Princeton Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 3/12/23

Princeton Tigers (20-8) vs. Yale Bulldogs (20-6)
March 12, 2023 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Yale Bulldogs -3 / Princeton Tigers +3; Over/Under: +140
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The Princeton Tigers and Yale Bulldogs meet Sunday in the college basketball Ivy League Tournament Final at the Jadwin Gymnasium. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Princeton Tigers are averaging 76 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42 percent shooting. Tosan Evbuomwan is averaging 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Ryan Langborg is averaging 12 points and 3.1 rebounds. Matt Allocco is the third double-digit scorer and Keeshawn Kellman is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game.

The Yale Bulldogs are averaging 76.5 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 62.7 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Matt Knowling is averaging 14.5 points and 5 rebounds, while John Poulakidas is averaging 11.9 points and 3 rebounds. EJ Jarvis is the third double-digit scorer and August Mahoney is dishing 1.4 assists. The Yale Bulldogs are shooting 5.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Yale Bulldogs are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.

The Tigers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulldogs are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 neutral site games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 8-2 in Tigers last 10 overall. The under is 22-9-1 in Bulldogs last 32 overall. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Yale Bulldogs won both meetings against Princeton this season and has been the more dominant team by a decent margin. Yale wins as favorites by an average of 13.9 points and is 17-8-1 ATS on the year. Yale is 6-2 ATS when favorites of 5 or fewer points. The Princeton Tigers have had a great season, but there’s just a difference in firepower here. Give me Yale and the small chalk.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Yale Bulldogs -3

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