Last Updated: 2017-03-06
The Cornell Big Red will be at Edward Leede Arena to face off against the Dartmouth Big Green in an Ivy League matchup. The game gets underway at 7:00 pm ET on Saturday, Jan. 30.
The Big Green are hoping for a better outcome after their 77-60 loss to Columbia on Friday. Evan Boudreaux was the team’s high scorer, recording 15 points. The Big Red are coming off a 77-65 win over Harvard on Friday. Matt Morgan was the game’s top scorer, accounting for 33 points on 8-for-19 shooting.
Boudreaux has taken his game to another level as of late for the Big Green, averaging 19.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.2 steals, and 1.2 three-pointers over the last five games. On the other side, the Big Red have been led by Morgan. He has been on a tear, averaging 25.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.0 steals, 0.6 blocks, and 4.4 three-pointers in the same time frame.
The Big Green have gone 7-10 Straight Up (SU) and 3-5 Against The Spread (ATS).
Over on the other bench, the Big Red have 8-9 SU and 5-5 ATS records. When it comes to stealing the ball, the Big Red are one of the best in the nation with an average of 7.9 steals per game.
This game marks the first time these teams will play this season. The last time Dartmouth and Cornell played, Dartmouth won, but Cornell still leads the head-to-head record over their most recent games, 6-4 SU. The Big Red also hold the advantage ATS with a record of 7-3. When it comes to field goals, rebounds, and three-pointers, Dartmouth held the edge in all three of these categories twice in the last five meetings. Cornell never did so in those games.
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Predictions: SU Winner – Dart, ATS Winner – Dart
Cornell is 3-11-1 SU in its last 15 games, on the road.
Cornell is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Dartmouth.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cornell’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Dartmouth.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dartmouth’s last 9 games when playing Cornell.
Dartmouth is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Cornell.
The Dartmouth Big Green and Cornell Big Red both hold losing records of 1-2 SU against teams in the Ivy League Conference.
The Dartmouth Big Green average a field goal percentage of 43.7% this season. The Cornell Big Red have a losing record of 2-5 when opponents have a FG% of 43.7% or greater.
The Dartmouth Big Green rank higher based on their field goal percentage (203rd) than their effective field goal percentage (249th). The Cornell Big Red rank higher based on their effective field goal percentage (200th) than their field goal percentage (254th).
Dartmouth ranks 91st in offensive rebounding. Cornell ranks 182nd in defensive rebounding.
Cornell has forced an average turnover rate of 20.8% this season. In games where its turnover rate is 20.8% or higher, Dartmouth is an even 4-4.