College Basketball information
Seton Hall won six of last eight games with Providence; they won first meeting this year 81-80 (+6.5) in double OT, after leading by 12 in 2nd half. Pirates lost five of last six games, 10 of last 14- they covered once in last four games when favored. Providence split its last six road games; they’ve played three double OT games. Big East home favorites of 5 or less points are 11-8 vs spread. Six of last seven Friar games went over.
Columbia won three in row, 10 of last 14 games; they beat Dartmouth 69-59 (-8.5) Feb 15, shooting 62% from arc in game they trailed by 4 at half. Lions are 2-3 on Ivy road, winning by 1 at Princeton, at Cornell by 16. Columbia is 6-3 in last nine series games, winning two of last three at Dartmouth, winning by 21-2. Ivy League home dogs of 7 or less points are 6-2 vs spread. Dartmouth lost its last six games, five by 9+ points.
Harvard (-16) won 67-44 at Cornell Feb 15, its 7th series win in a row, winning last three here by 21-11-9 points; they shot 65.5% inside arc, 8-16 outside in first meeting. Cornell is 1-22 vs D-I teams, with only one road loss by more than 12 points. Ivy League double digit home faves are 3-5 against the spread. Harvard has tough game with Columbia on Saturday, could rest starters early here.
Yale (+1.5) beat Princeton 66-65 in OT Jan 15, game they trailed by 11 in second half; Bulldogs are game behind Harvard in Ivy, need to win to keep pace before they meet again. Ivy League home favorites of 7 or less points are 7-1 vs spread. Tigers are 3-5 in last eight games, but won two of last three at home. Five of last seven Yale games stayed under total. Yale won three of five road games, losing at Brown/Columbia.
Brown (-5) beat Penn 62-55 Feb 15, game they trailed by 6 with 9:46 to play, just their second series win in last 11 games. Bruins lost last three visits to Penn by 2-11-23 points. Penn turned ball over 22 times (-10) in first meeting; they’re 4-5 in ivy, but won three of last four home games. Brown is 2-3 on Ivy road, winning at Dartmouth/Cornell. Ivy League home teams are 8-3 in games where spread was 3 or less points.
Washington State (+2.5) beat Washington 72-67 Feb 1, after being down 8 with 13:40 left; Coogs outscored U-Dub 21-9 on foul line, turned ball over only five times (+7), in their first series win in last seven games vs Huskies. Washington lost five of last seven games but is 5-1 at home in Pac-12, with only loss to Cal. Pac-12 home favorites of 9+ points are 18-13. Wazzu is 0-8 on Pac-12 road, with seven losses by 11+ points.
Canisius (-5.5) beat Rider 94-91 in double OT Jan 10, after being down 9 with 10:40 left in game where Griffins shot 68% inside arc. Canisius lost four of last six in series, but won two of last three visits here. Rider lost five of its last six games. MAAC home underdogs of 5 or less points are 5-11 vs spread. 13 of last 14 Canisius games went over the total; eight of last 11 Rider games stayed under.
Iona (-2.5) shot 56% inside arc, beat Manhattan 85-73 at home Jan 31, its 6th win in last eight series games. Gaels won three of last four visits to Draddy Gym; they’ve won 11 games in row, with three of last six by 3 or less points. MAAC home favorites of less than 5 points are 11-15 vs spread. Jaspers won six of last seven games overall, six of last seven at home. Four of last five Iona road games went over the total.
Marist (-3.5) beat Fairfield 75-56 Jan 2, outscoring Stags 32-11 on foul line; home side won last six series games. Red Foxes lost last six visits here, by 2-5-9-7-6-34 points. Fairfield lost 10 of last 12 games, is 2-7 at home in MAAC, with wins over Manhattan/Monmouth. MAAC home teams are 9-14 in games where spread was 3 or less points. Seven of last nine Fairfield games went over the total.
Monmouth (+7) won 85-74 at Niagara Jan 10, in game with 53 fouls, 42 turnovers; Eagles were just 6-23 on arc. Hawks lost last nine games, four by 4 or less points or in OT; they’ve lost last four home games. Niagara lost its last eight games, last five on road, with four of five losses by 13+ points. Five of last six Monmouth games stayed under total. MAAC home favorites of less than 5 points are 11-15 vs spread.
— Memphis won five of its last six games.
— Warriors won four of their last five games.
— Dallas won 10 of last 12 games. Bulls won seven of their last eight.
— Bobcats won last four games, are 6-1-1 vs spread in last eight. Spurs won four of their last five games.
— Cleveland lost three of its last four games. Jazz lost four of their last five road games.
— Thunder is 0-3 since Russell Westbrook returned to lineup.
— Knicks lost seven of their last eight games.
— Sacramento covered twice in its last eight games (3-5 SU). Lakers lost seven of their last eight games.
— Pelicans lost seven of their last eight games. Phoenix lost last three.
— Cavaliers won last two games with Utah, after losing previous six.
— Grizzlies won five of last seven games with Oklahoma City.
— Warriors won six of last eight games with New York.
— Bulls lost three of last four visits to Dallas, by 1-7-2 points.
— Spurs won eight of last nine games with Charlotte (5-3-1 vs spread).
— Lakers won their last four games with Sacramento.
— Suns won six of last eight games with New Orleans.
— Last six Utah road games stayed under total.
— Last four Memphis games went over the total.
— Last five Golden State games stayed under total.
— Four of last five Dallas games went over total.
— Over is 5-1-1 in last seven Charlotte games.
— Five of last six Laker games went over the total.
— Four of last five New Orleans games stayed under.