Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Raiders and Bulldogs. The game is starting at 6:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Bulldogs at Avenir Centre in Moncton, NB. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 149.5 points, and the Bulldogs are favored to win at home against the Raiders.
COLGATE RAIDERS VS YALE BULLDOGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Yale Bulldogs -4.5
This game will be played at Avenir Centre at 6:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE YALE BULLDOGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Bulldogs.
- Not only will Yale pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can the Raiders Pull Off a Win at Moncton?
Colgate, who has played two games so far this season, will be facing off against Yale. Their overall record is 1-1. In their last five road games, including last year, Colgate has gone 3-2. Entering today’s game, Colgate has a 0-2 ATS record. Over their past ten games, including last season, Colgate has gone 6-4 vs. the spread.
In two games, Colgate comes in with an over/under mark of 0-2-0, with their games averaging 148 points per game. The Raiders’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 69 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the Colgate offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against Syracuse. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.3%, and they made 9 threes. For the season, the Colgate offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 48%. So far, they have hit 55% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 7.5 made three’s per contest.
The Raiders’ defense is presently ranked 92nd nationally, allowing an average of 74.5 points per contest. So far, the Colgate defense is giving up an average of 8.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 15 times per game (489th).
Taking a Look at the Bulldogs Chances at Home
In today’s game against Colgate, the Yale team comes in with a 1-1 record. So far this season, all of the Bulldogs’ games have been away from home. As of now, Yale has a 1-1 record against the spread going into today’s game. When factoring in the previous season, Yale is 4-4-1 ATS in their last ten games.
Through two games, Yale has an over/under record of 2-0-0 with their games averaging a combined 160 points per game so far. When assessing the Bulldogs’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-1, with their games averaging 82 points per game.
Coming off a good offensive performance, Yale’s offense scored 83 points against Loyola Marymount. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.1%, and they went 24/30 from the free-throw line. Leading Yale in scoring vs. Loyola Marymount was Bez Mbeng with his 28 points. Matt Knowling also added 18 points for the Bulldogs.
Yale’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.0 points per game. So far, the Yale defense is giving up an average of 9.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.7 times per game (237th).