Friday College Basketball Gambling Notes

Yale (-4.5, 137) at Princeton

The Tigers have allowed just 63.7 points per game across six conference games, an improvement from the 76.7 per game they gave up in non-conference play.

Princeton has won its last five home games, scoring an average of 71.4 points while giving up 54.8.

Yale defense has held opposing offenses to a field goal percentage of 37.9 percent, the 11th-best mark in the country. Princeton has allowed opponents to shoot 47 percent from the field through 19 games 

Independent computer predictions: Yale 72-66, 71-65, 75-67 (all by at least 6)

The pick: YALE 

Akron (-5, 155) at Central Michigan

Akron has gone 4-2 in their past six games. In those wins, they’ve allowed 40 percent shooting. 

Top two defensive teams in conference 

UA will play four of their next five games on the road. So far, they’re 5-3 away from Rhodes Arena

Independent computer predictions: Akron 82-76, 82-77, 81-76 (All 157 or more)

The pick: OVER 

UIC at Wright St (-11, 148)

Wright State big fave on revenge, but no edge either way

Wright State has won its last nine home games, scoring an average of 86.6 points while giving up 68.9.

Wright State great at protecting ball, while UIC not good forcing turnovers 

Independent computer predictions: Wright State 79-67,81-66, 78-68

Rider at Siena (-5.5, 148)

Siena 10-0 SU home


Independent computer predictions: Siena 78-73, 79-72, 76-72

Author: Joe Duffy

Joe Duffy has been a pro handicapper since the 1980s on the score phones. His articles, videos, and podcasts on sports betting all all over the internet.

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