Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Quakers versus the Big Green? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Edward Leede Arena in Hanover, NH. Penn is favored by -6 in this Ivy League conference matchup the against Dartmouth. The over/under for the game is set at 132 points.

PENN QUAKERS VS DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dartmouth Big Green +6

This game will be played at Edward Leede Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 23rd.

WHY BET THE DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Big Green.
  • Not only will Dartmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Taking a Look at the Quakers Chances in Hanover

After dropping their last game to Brown by a score of 71-64, Penn is 9-15 overall and 1-8 in Ivy League play. They have lost eight straight games and have gone 0-5 on the road over their last five contests. On the season, the Quakers are 1-10 on the road, and their average scoring margin is -10.8 points per game.

As the favorite, Penn is 6-6 this season, and they have been the favorite in 12 of their 24 games. Today, they are favored by six points, and their record against the spread is 9-15. The over/under for this game is set at 132.

When looking at Penn’s ATS record this season, they are currently 8-14. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-8, and over their last 10 road games, they are just 3-7 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Quakers are 5-7 vs. the spread this year and have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, Penn’s over/under record is 10-12 and today’s line of 132 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.6). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points, which is higher than the OU line today. Over their last 10 games, their OU record is 3-7.

In their most recent game, the Penn offense put up just 64 points vs. the Brown Bears. Overall, they are now averaging 73.3 points per game which is 228th in the country. On the offensive front, the Quakers have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 244th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 118th in terms of percentage and 33rd in three-pointers made.

On defense, Penn is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.9 points per game. Penn will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Brown to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.

Will the Big Green Come Through as Home Underdogs?

After losing their last game to Cornell, 89-80, the Big Green have a record of 5-17 this season. They are currently on a five-game losing streak, and their record in Ivy League play is 1-8. On the season, Dartmouth is 4-9 in non-conference games.

At home this season, the Big Green have a record of 3-5, and they have gone 2-3 in their last five home games. So far, Dartmouth has been the underdog in 18 of their 22 games, and their record as the underdog is 2-16.

As the underdog, Dartmouth has gone 6-11-1 against the spread this season. Their home ATS record is 4-4, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

The over/under record for Dartmouth games this season is 5-15 and the average point total in their games is 131.8. Today’s over/under line of 132 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (138.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points and their OU record during this stretch is 3-0.

The Dartmouth offense is coming off a game where they scored 80 points against Cornell. They posted a field goal percentage of 49.1% and connected on 13 threes. The team’s top scorer is Dusan Neskovic, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.5, while Brandon Mitchell-Day also maintains a PPG average of 9.9 leading up to the game.

On the defensive side, Dartmouth is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 70.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Dartmouth’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.7% this season.