Planning on watching today's Big Red and Big Green game? Catch the action at Edward Leede Arena in Hanover, NH, as the Big Green hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. Cornell is favored by -10.5 in this Ivy League conference contest against Dartmouth. The game's over/under currently sits at 149.5 points.

CORNELL BIG RED VS DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dartmouth Big Green +10.5

This game will be played at Edward Leede Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 2nd.

WHY BET THE DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Big Green.
  • Not only will Dartmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Big Red Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

Today, Cornell will be on the road as they take on Dartmouth. So far this season, the Big Red have gone 7-3 on the road, compared to 6-0 at home. Their average scoring margin on the road is +2.2, compared to +13.2 at home.

After their win over Princeton, Cornell is now 15-3 overall and 4-0 in Ivy League play. They have won four straight games and are 11-0 when favored this season.

When looking at Cornell's ATS record this season, they are currently .500 at 8-8. However, their ATS record on the road is just 3-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Big Red are 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Cornell games is 10-6. On average, their games have finished with 159.1 points compared to an average over/under line of 157.8, resulting in an average margin of +1.2 points. Today's over/under line of 149.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this year and over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points.

Cornell's offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 83 points against Princeton. They had an overall field goal percentage of 57.6% and made 6/9 free throws. For the season, the Cornell offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 50%. So far, they have hit 64% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 10.3 made three's per contest.

At present, the Big Red's defense is nationally ranked 242nd, allowing 75.4 points per game. Against Princeton, the Big Red's defense gave up 68 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Princeton only made 6 free-throws.

Can the Big Green Secure a Win at Home?

Despite their overall record of 5-12, Dartmouth has been much better at home this season. They have gone 3-3 at home compared to 0-9 on the road. Over their last 10 games at home, the Big Green have gone 7-3.

As for their record as the underdog, Dartmouth has gone 2-11 in 13 games this season. They have been the underdog in all but two of their games. In their last game, the Big Green defeated Brown by a score of 75-71.

Against the spread, Dartmouth has a record of 5-10 this season. At home, they are 3-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Big Green are 3-7 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Dartmouth games is 2-13 and today's line of 149.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (138.2). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points.

Dartmouth recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 75 points against Brown. This output exceeded their season average of 60.9 points per game. The team's top scorer is Dusan Neskovic, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 14.8, while Brandon Mitchell-Day also maintains a PPG average of 11.5 leading up to the game.

So far, the Big Green's defense is ranked 121st in the country at 69.8 points per contest. Dartmouth's three-point defense is currently 124th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.3% of their shots vs. Dartmouth.