Yale vs Cornell Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Ivy League Tournament

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Yale vs Cornell Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Ivy League Tournament

The No. 2 seed Yale Bulldogs (20-9, 11-3 Ivy League) head into the Ivy League tournament against the No. 3 seed Cornell Big Red (22-6, 11-3 Ivy League) on Saturday at Francis S. Levien Gymnasium, starting at 2:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Yale vs. Cornell Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNews
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Francis S. Levien Gymnasium

Yale vs. Cornell Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Yale win (51.3%)

Take a look at some betting insights for Yale (-2.5) versus Cornell on Saturday. The total has been set at 152.5 points for this game.

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Yale vs. Cornell: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Yale has compiled a 15-12-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Cornell has covered 14 times in 26 games with a spread this season.
  • Yale covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point favorite or more 60% of the time. That's more often than Cornell covers as an underdog of 2.5 or more (50%).
  • The Bulldogs have done a better job covering the spread on the road (9-6-0) than they have at home (5-4-0).
  • Against the spread, the Big Red have been better at home (5-4-0) than away (7-8-0).
  • Yale is 10-4-0 against the spread in conference play this season.
  • Against the spread in Ivy League play, Cornell is 9-5-0 this season.

Yale vs. Cornell: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Yale has come away with 16 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Bulldogs have won 16 of 20 games when listed as at least -138 or better on the moneyline.
  • Cornell has a 3-5 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 37.5% of those games).
  • The Big Red have a record of 2-5 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +115 or longer (28.6%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Yale has a 58% chance of walking away with the win.

Yale vs. Cornell Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Yale has a +252 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.7 points per game. It is putting up 75.8 points per game to rank 110th in college basketball and is giving up 67.1 per contest to rank 47th in college basketball.
  • Danny Wolf's 14.3 points per game lead Yale and are 355th in the country.
  • Cornell puts up 83.0 points per game (14th in college basketball) while allowing 74.4 per contest (258th in college basketball). It has a +239 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 8.6 points per game.
  • Chris Manon paces Cornell, recording 12.6 points per game (596th in college basketball).
  • The Bulldogs rank 109th in the nation at 36.7 rebounds per game. That's 4.5 more than the 32.2 their opponents average.
  • Wolf averages 9.7 rebounds per game (ranking 25th in college basketball) to lead the Bulldogs.
  • The Big Red grab 35.6 rebounds per game (155th in college basketball), compared to the 34.7 of their opponents.
  • Guy Ragland Jr.'s 5.2 rebounds per game lead the Big Red and rank 539th in the country.
  • Yale ranks 46th in college basketball with 101.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 87th in college basketball defensively with 89.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Big Red average 103.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (31st in college basketball), and give up 92.5 points per 100 possessions (167th in college basketball).

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