Yale College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Columbia – February 11, 2023

Posted on February 11, 2023

The Yale Bulldogs (16-6, 6-3 Ivy League) will try to extend a five-game winning run when they host the Columbia Lions (6-18, 1-8 Ivy League) on February 11, 2023 at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Yale is an enormous 19.5-point favorite against Columbia when the Bulldogs take on the Lions on Saturday. The matchup’s over/under is 138.5.

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Yale Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Columbia

  • When: Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: John J. Lee Amphitheater in New Haven, Connecticut
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Spread Favorite: Yale -19.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Yale -3083
  • Moneyline Underdog: Columbia +1178
  • Over/Under: 138.5 points

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Yale Betting Trends

  • The Bulldogs have put together a 12-7-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Yale has won its only game this season when playing as at least 19.5-point favorites.
  • The Bulldogs have come away with 12 wins in the 15 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • Yale has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -3083.
  • A total of six out of the Bulldogs’ 20 games this season have hit the over.
  • Yale’s games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 138.5 points six times.
  • The Bulldogs have an average point total of 136.0 in their matchups this year, 2.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Yale Top Performers

Matt Knowling 19 14.5 5.1 2.2 0.8 0.3 0.2
John Poulakidas 22 10.6 3.2 1.3 0.5 0.5 2.0
EJ Jarvis 22 10.5 5.2 0.7 0.6 1.5 0.4
August Mahoney 22 10.3 3.0 1.5 0.6 0.0 1.9
Bez Mbeng 22 8.9 4.1 3.0 1.3 0.3 1.0

Yale Season Stats

  • Yale’s +308 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 14.0 points per game) is a result of scoring 75.0 points per game (103rd in college basketball) while giving up 61.0 per outing (11th in college basketball).
  • The Bulldogs pull down 36.9 rebounds per game (29th in college basketball) while allowing 29.4 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 7.5 boards per game.
  • With 72.8 points per game in Ivy League action, the Bulldogs are averaging 2.2 fewer points per game in conference games compared to their season average (75.0 PPG).
  • In conference games, Yale gives up more points per contest (67.4) than its season average (61.0).
  • With 6.8 treys per game in Ivy League matchups this season, the Bulldogs are draining 0.8 fewer threes per game in conference games compared to their season average (7.6 per game). That said, they are draining a higher percentage of their shots from beyond the arc in conference tilts (37.9%) compared to overall (35.3%).
  • Offensively Yale has fared better at home this season, putting up 82.2 points per game, compared to 68.7 per game away from home.
  • In 2022-23, the Bulldogs are ceding 57.9 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are allowing 64.5.

Yale Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/16/2023 Brown W 81-78 Home -9
1/21/2023 Pennsylvania W 70-63 Home -7
1/28/2023 Princeton W 87-65 Home -3
2/3/2023 Harvard W 68-57 Away -2.5
2/4/2023 Dartmouth W 72-53 Away -8.5
2/11/2023 Columbia Home -19.5
2/17/2023 Pennsylvania Away
2/18/2023 Princeton Away
2/25/2023 Cornell Home
3/4/2023 Brown Away

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Columbia Betting Trends

  • Columbia is 8-13-1 ATS this season.
  • The Lions have won their only game this season when playing as at least 19.5-point underdogs.
  • Columbia has entered the game as underdogs 21 times this season and won three, or 14.3%, of those games.
  • The Lions have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +1178 moneyline set for this game.
  • So far this year, nine out of Columbia’s 22 games with an over/under have hit the over.
  • The Lions have played 14 games this season that have had more than 138.5 combined points scored.
  • Columbia has a 141.5-point average over/under in its contests this season, 3.0 more points than this game’s total.

Columbia Top Performers

Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa 24 12.8 5.9 2.3 1.4 0.1 2.3
Avery Brown 24 9.5 2.1 2.7 0.8 0.0 0.9
Zinou Bedri 24 8.4 4.1 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.3
Zavian McLean 21 7.0 2.5 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.5
Blair Thompson 23 6.7 3.6 0.7 0.7 0.2 1.2

Columbia Season Stats

  • The Lions’ -163 scoring differential (being outscored by 6.8 points per game) is a result of putting up 67.3 points per game (287th in college basketball) while allowing 74.1 per outing (302nd in college basketball).
  • Columbia loses the rebound battle by 4.2 boards on average. It records 33.6 rebounds per game, 158th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 37.8.
  • In 2022-23, the Lions have put up 65.7 points per game in Ivy League play, and 67.3 overall.
  • In 2022-23, Columbia has allowed 81.0 points per game in Ivy League play, and 74.1 overall.
  • In Ivy League play, the Lions average an equal amount of trifectas as they do overall (7.6), and their percentage from beyond the arc (30.6%) is lower than for the whole season (31.6%).
  • Columbia is scoring more points at home (70.6 per game) than away (64.1).
  • At home, the Lions allow 71.0 points per game. On the road, they concede 77.3.

Columbia Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/16/2023 Cornell L 102-85 Home +12.5
1/21/2023 Brown L 97-85 Away +12
1/28/2023 Dartmouth L 83-73 Away +8.5
2/3/2023 Pennsylvania L 74-65 Away +14
2/4/2023 Princeton L 88-66 Away +16.5
2/11/2023 Yale Away +19.5
2/17/2023 Harvard Home
2/18/2023 Dartmouth Home
2/25/2023 Brown Home
3/4/2023 Cornell Away

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