Planning on watching today’s Tigers and Big Green game? Catch the action at Edward Leede Arena in Hanover, NH, as the Big Green hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. Princeton is favored by -16.5 in this Ivy League conference matchup the against Dartmouth. The over/under for the game is set at 132.5 points.

PRINCETON TIGERS VS DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dartmouth Big Green +16.5

This game will be played at Edward Leede Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Big Green.
  • Not only will Dartmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +16.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Tigers Lock in a Road Win?

Princeton enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 16 of their 23 games this season. The Tigers have thrived as the favorite, going 15-1 in these contests.

Overall, Princeton is 20-3 this season, and they have won five straight games. On the road, the Tigers are 10-3, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games away from home.

When looking at Princeton’s ATS record this season, they currently sit at 12-9. In games where they have been favored, they have gone 9-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 7-6 this season and over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line of 141 for Princeton’s games this season. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 129 points.

Against Harvard, the Princeton had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 75.7 points per game. They scored 66 points and posted a field goal percentage of 35.1% in the game. Offensively, the Tigers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 147th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 147th in terms of percentage and 12th in three-pointers made.

So far this season, the Princeton defense has been performing well, ranking 17th in the country at 64.0 points allowed per contest. Princeton’s three-point defense is currently 80th in the country at 6.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.0% of their shots vs. Princeton.

Will the Big Green Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

Despite being the underdog, Dartmouth has been the underdog in 19 of their 23 games this season. They are 2-17 in those games. Today, they are a 16.5-point underdog against Princeton.

Coming off a loss to Penn, Dartmouth has lost six straight games and has a 5-18 overall record. They are 1-9 in Ivy League games and 0-12 on the road this season.

This season, Dartmouth has an ATS record of 7-13-1 and they are 4-5 vs. the spread at home. As the underdog, the Big Green have gone 6-12-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Dartmouth has an ATS mark of 3-6-1.

This season, the over/under record for Dartmouth games is 6-15 and today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (138.3). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 3-0.

Dartmouth is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 69 points vs. Penn. This figure is more than their season average of 61.5 points per game. In terms of offense, the Big Green have a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, putting them 380th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 374th in percentage and 220th in three-pointers made.

The Big Green’s defense is presently ranked 148th nationally, allowing an average of 71.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Penn, the Quakers finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 82 points vs. Dartmouth.