Yale Bulldogs vs. Miami Hurricanes ATS Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Yale Bulldogs (2-2) challenge the Miami Hurricanes (5-2) at AmericanAirlines Arena. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and can be seen on ESPN 3.

Yale Bulldogs vs. Miami Hurricanes Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Hurricanes lost a tough one against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 57-54, while the Bulldogs won big over the Bryant Bulldogs, 103-61.

Yale played a nearly perfect game. They had an extraordinary effective field goal percentage of 0.705 (above their season average of 0.562) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.7 (above their season average of 24.2). Bryant was 0.392 and 26.2, respectively, for those same stats. Miami, meanwhile, held Rutgers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.6 (below their season average of 36.9). Anthony Lawrence II had a good outing for Miami, contributing 16 points and eight rebounds. Azar Swain, meanwhile fueled Yale with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists.

Looking at effective field goal percentage, Miami figures to have a significant edge. Dating back to last season, the Hurricanes offense ranks 94th in that metric at 0.530, while the Yale defense ranks 228th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.513).

Yale vs. Miami ATS Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Miami, ATS Winner – Yale, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Miami ranks 77th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while Yale ranks 247th (7.1).
  • The Bulldogs rank 74th in three pointers attempted per game (24.3) while the Hurricanes rank 86th in three pointers allowed per game (20.6).
  • The Bulldogs rank 20th in assists per game (16.5) while the Hurricanes rank 167th (13.4).
  • Yale ranks 39th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Miami ranks 181st (3.5).