Cornell @ Yale
Regular Season Records: Cornell 17-10; Yale 20-7
What to Know
The Yale Bulldogs and the Cornell Big Red are even-steven against one another since January of last year (2-2), but not for long. The Bulldogs and Cornell are set to clash at 11 a.m. ET March 11 at L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium in the first round of the Ivy League Conference Tourney.
Yale bagged an 84-75 victory over the Brown Bears on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Cornell strolled past the Columbia Lions with points to spare on Saturday, taking the game 87-73.
Yale is the favorite in this one, with an expected 6.5-point margin of victory. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: Yale have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 39.70%, which places them 12th in college basketball. On the other end of the spectrum, the Big Red have allowed their opponents to shoot 47.10% from the floor on average, which is the sixth highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked against Cornell.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 11 a.m. ET
- Where: L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium -- Princeton, New Jersey
- TV: ESPN University
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $100.00
The Bulldogs are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Big Red, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as a 5.5-point favorite.
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Yale and Cornell both have two wins in their last four games.
- Feb 25, 2023 - Yale 76 vs. Cornell 58
- Jan 13, 2023 - Cornell 94 vs. Yale 82
- Feb 26, 2022 - Cornell 71 vs. Yale 65
- Jan 15, 2022 - Yale 96 vs. Cornell 69