Let's take a look at an Ivy League matchup on Friday night, as the Harvard Crimson take on the Yale Bulldogs. The game at the John J. Lee Amphitheater is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FS1. Currently, Yale is a strong favorite to win at home.
The Crimson are 11-15 SU and 5-14 ATS so far this season. They are 3-9 on the road, and 11 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 8 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 76-74 win over the Cornell Big Red, where they lost against the spread as -2 ½ point road favorites. The total went OVER the 140 point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers in that game.
The Bulldogs are 18-6 SU and 9-4-2 ATS overall this year. They are 10-0 at home, and 9 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 6 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 79-58 win over the Pennsylvania Quakers, where they won against the spread as -9 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 136 ½ point line set by college basketball gambling experts for that one.
Harvard is 7-19 ATS overall lately, and 6-20 ATS against Ivy League opponents. They are 3-13 ATS after a loss spreadwise, and 0-4 ATS on Friday night. They are 0-4 ATS against teams with a winning record overall, and 0-5 ATS on the road. They are 0-4 ATS on the road against teams with a winning record at home.
The total has gone OVER in all 5 of their recent games on Friday, and UNDER in all 4 of their games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone UNDER in 35 of their last 52 games coming off of a SU win.
Yale is 3-0-1 ATS at home, and 4-1-1 ATS after a win spreadwise. They are 6-0 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 18-7-1 ATS against the Ivy League. They are 38-15-2 ATS on Friday night, and 33-16-4 ATS overall lately. They are 33-15-5 ATS after a SU win.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 on Friday, and OVER in 5 of their last 6 at home. The total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 11 games after a win spreadwise, and OVER in 7 of their last 10 games overall. The total has gone OVER in 7 of their last 10 against the Ivy League.
Between these teams, Harvard is 7-15 ATS lately, and 4-1 ATS when playing at Yale. The road team is 7-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent matchups.
They last met on February 13, 2016, when Yale won 67-55, and covered the spread as -7 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 130 point line set by sports gambling professionals in that game.
For Friday night's matchup, gambling odds currently have Yale listed as -12 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 131 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Crimson are a +700, with the Bulldogs listed at -1000.