When they face off in Ivy League play on Friday, the Cornell Big Red will be looking to extend their winning streak against Yale Bulldogs. After a loss of 75-68 to Princeton, the Big Red (11-4, 2-1 Ivy) will be looking to beat Yale for their second consecutive win. In the February meeting, Cornell ended a 16-game losing streak. Harvard was defeated 58-54 by the Bulldogs (11.5-5, 1-2), but they have now lost three of their seven matches. Yale holds the lead in all-time series with 119-112, but Cornell has a 65-48 edge in games at Ithaca.
Tip-off at Newman Arena, Ithaca (New York) is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. ET. ET. Be sure to read the SportsLine Projection Model college basketball prediction and advice before making Yale vs. Cornell bets.
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- Yale vs. Cornell spread: Cornell -1.5
- Yale vs. Cornell over/under: 144.5 points
- YALE: In their 17 last road games, the Bulldogs have a record of 12-5 against spread
- COR: In their 11 last games, the Big Red have a record of 8-2-1 against an opponent with a winning straight up record.
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Greg Dolan, a senior guard, is the Big Red’s primary point guard. Dolan has averaged 13.4 points and 4.3 assists in 16 games this season. He also averages 3.9 rebounds, 1.8 steals, and 3.8 rebounds. Dolan is hitting 53.7% of his field goal attempts, with a strong 54.5% mark from the 3-point line. He also hit 30 of 55 of his attempted shots. He also makes 75% of his free throws. Dolan scored double-digits in 12 games. He also recorded a record 25 points during a Colgate win on December 22.
Nazir Williams, a sophomore guard, will try to rebound against Yale. His score was zero against Princeton, and he scored just eight points at Dartmouth Jan. 1. In 13 out of 16 games, he has scored double figures. He also had a double-double. In a win against Canisius, he scored 12 points while also grabbing 10 rebounds. Williams scored 23 points, a record for the season, in an 86–70 win over Binghamton Dec. 29.
Yale has the ability to cover
The Bulldogs’ junior forward Matt Knowling is the leader. He has averaged 15.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 13 games (including 12 starts), with 1.8 assists. In his three most recent games, he has scored in the double digits in all but one of them. This includes a 17.2-point and four rebound effort against Dartmouth (81-77) on January 6. In 11 of his games, he has reached double-digit scoring. He also scored 20+ points four times. He had a best-ever performance, scoring 26 points and grabbing six rebound in the 74-60 victory over Eastern Washington at Rainbow Classic on November 11.
E.J. Jarvis is a senior forward. Jarvis has had a solid season, with a strong performance against Harvard, which included an 18-point and eight rebound effort. On Dec. 22, Jarvis recorded his first season-high double-double at Monmouth. He scored 14 points in that game and grabbed 11 rebounds. Jarvis’s year average is 10.5 points and 4.9 rebounds, with 1.3 blocks.
How do you make Yale picks against Cornell?
SportsLine is focusing on the total. It predicts that Yale’s Matt Knowling would score half a point higher than the average over his past four games. Cornell’s Greg Dolan, on the other hand, will get 1.5 points more than the average of the previous two games. The model also generates an against the spread pick, which cashes out in more than 60% of simulations. SportsLine is the only place where you can get this model’s choice.
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