Dartmouth Big Green vs. Bryant Bulldogs Betting Prediction 12/21/18

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The Bryant Bulldogs (2-7) will be at home in the Chace Athletic Center when they meet the Dartmouth Big Green (8-5). Action gets underway at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

Dartmouth Big Green vs. Bryant Bulldogs ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Bulldogs were blown out by the Rhode Island Rams, 97-63, while the Big Green easily got past the Newbury Nighthawks, 114-39.

Dartmouth dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.098 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 50.0. Newbury recorded marks of 0.014 and 20.4, respectively, for those same stats. Bryant, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.162 vs. 0.194). Patrick Harding played well for Bryant with six points and 10 rebounds. Brendan Barry had a good outing for Dartmouth, putting up 26 points and five assists.

The Big Green won the sole game between these two teams last year, 75-58. Dartmouth’s 0.354 free throw rate was their largest strength over Bryant, who had a rate of 0.109.

Chris Knight has been excellent recently for Dartmouth, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Second-chance opportunities might be scarce for Bryant in this contest. The Bulldogs rank 262nd in offensive rebounding percentage (26.2 percent), while Dartmouth ranks 43rd in defensive rebounding percentage (74.2 percent) since the 2017-18 season. Additionally, the Big Green’s 36th-ranked offense (effective field goal percentage of 0.531) will square off against the Bulldogs’ 349th-ranked defense (effective field goal percentage allowed of 0.583).

Dartmouth Big Green at Bryant Bulldogs Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Bryant, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Dartmouth averages 14.2 assists per game, which ranks 38th in the NCAA. Bryant ranks 227th in assists allowed per game (16.6).
  • The Big Green average 3.4 blocks per game, which ranks 66th in the NCAA. The Bulldogs rank 119th in blocks allowed per game (4.2).
  • The Big Green rank 108th in rebounds allowed per game (33.8) while the Bulldogs rank 235th (39.9).
  • Dartmouth ranks 30th in three pointers attempted per game (22.9) while Bryant ranks 92nd in three pointers allowed per game (23.8).