Ten Interesting CBB Trends for Friday

Ten Interesting Trends for Friday’s College Basketball Slate 2/16/18

Betting tonight’s slate in college basketball? Here are 10 interesting trends to know.

There’s only one top 25 team in action on Friday night, which is No. 14 Rhode Island. The Rams will travel to St. Bonaventure, New York to take on a Bonnies team that they have struggled to cover against. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Rams are 2.5-point road favorites to beat the Bonnies. Rhode Island is 4-9 against the spread in its last 13 games versus St. Bonaventure and is 1-4 against the number in its last five road games versus the Bonnies.

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Meanwhile, the under has been a solid play when Pennsylvania plays Columbia. The two teams will square off at 7:00 p.m. ET tonight. The under is 10-2 in the last 12 meetings in Columbia and 18-7-1 in the last 26 meetings overall. The total for this matchup sits at 147.5.

The road team is a perfect 5-0 against the spread the last five times that Niagara and Iona have played. Niagara is a 5-point dog against Iona at 7:00 p.m. ET.

The over has been profitable when Brown and Harvard meet. The two teams tip-off at 7:00 p.m. ET with the total sitting at 142.5. The over is 6-2 in the last eight meetings between these two teams and has cashed in 10 of the last 14 meetings between these two teams in Harvard.

Speaking of the over, the combined score in the last 23 meetings between Yale and Dartmouth is 16-7. The over is also 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Dartmouth, where the total sits at 142.5.

Princeton is a 3.5-point road favorite versus Cornell, who opened as a 2.5-point underdog. The Tigers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games in Cornell and has covered nine of their last 12 games versus the Big Red.

The underdog has cashed in five of the last six meetings between Detroit Mercy and Youngstown State. The two teams meet at 7:00 p.m. ET with Detroit Mercy sitting as a 3.5-point underdog.

Bowling Green has not fared well at the betting window against Buffalo. The Falcons are winless at 0-4 against the spread in their last four games versus the Bulls, who are 14.5-point favorites.

Georgia State is a 2-point road favorite to beat Georgia Southern tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET. That said, the Panthers are 1-5 against the number in their last six games versus the Eagles and are winless at 0-5 ATS in their last five road games versus Georgia Southern.

Finally, the Flames have been a great bet when UIC and Green Bay meet. The two teams tip-off at 9:00 p.m. ET and the Flames are 2.5-point road favorites to beat the Phoenix. UIC is 4-1-1 against the spread in its last six games against Green bay and is 6-2-1 against the number in its last nine road games versus the Phoenix.

 

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