Princeton at Yale 2/17/17 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Princeton Tigers vs. Yale Bulldogs
NCAAB: 8:00 PM EST
Feb. 17, 2017
Latest Odds : PRIN -1.5 Total 135.5
The Yale Bulldogs (14 - 7, 6 - 2 CONF) are heading home this Friday night to host the incoming Princeton Tigers (15 - 6, 8 - 0 CONF). Princeton will step onto the court with an 11 game winning streak behind them. Yale just saw their own winning streak snapped by a loss to Harvard just last week. Yale and Princeton are two of the hotter teams in the Ivy League Standings so this should be a heck of a contest.
Yale will be looking to overcome Princeton's fierce defense by getting out to a hot start on offense. Yale is scoring 75 PPG on offense while shooting 48% from the field as a team. Miye Oni (13 PPG, 7 RPG) is one of the better players on the Bulldog roster so he needs to have a huge game for Yale to hold off Princeton. Yale is giving up 69 PPG on defense so far this season.
Princeton takes the court with a defense that is holding teams to just 64 PPG so far this season. Princeton has allowed teams to score over 60 points just once in their past four games. Princeton is averaging 72 PPG on offense while shooting 45% from the floor as a team. While Princeton doesn't have a go-to scorer on the team they are more than efficient enough to keep up with just about anyone.
Recent Betting Trends:
Tigers are 37-16 ATS in their last 53 Friday games.
Bulldogs are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
Under is 6-0 in Tigers last 6 overall.
Over is 4-1 in Bulldogs last 5 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Princeton Tigers -1.5
Yale has the home court but it won't be enough as Princeton finishes off season sweep and 3rd straight ATS win in this series. Final Score Prediction, Princeton wins and covers ATS 73-69.