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NCAAB: Harvard vs. Colgate Raiders Prediction 11/22/2023

The Harvard Crimson (2-1) travel to face off against the Colgate Raiders (3-2) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Cotterell Court in Hamilton and televised on ESPN+. Colgate is coming off a win in their previous game, while Harvard is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Boston College. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Harvard Crimson vs Colgate Raiders

The Harvard Crimson Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

This will be the fourth game of the season for Harvard, who currently hold a 2-1 record. In their previous three games as the underdogs, Harvard has gone 2-1. As Harvard enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 2-1. In games played on the road this season, Harvard is 1-1 vs. the spread, and in their previous ten road games, they have a solid 7-3 ATS record.

Harvard comes in with an over/under record of 2-1-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 146 points per game so far. In the Crimson’s last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 77 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-1.

The Colgate Raiders Are Coming Off A Win

Colgate heads into their sixth game of the season with a record of 3-2. In their two road games, the Raiders have lost both, while they are undefeated at home, going 3-0. Prior to today’s game, Colgate holds a 2-3 ATS record. However, in their previous five games, the team is 4-1 vs. the spread.

Through five games, Colgate has an over/under record of 0-5-0 with their games averaging a combined 127.4 points per game so far. The Raiders’ have recorded an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 62 points per game.

Harvard Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Harvard offense concluded with only 64 points against Boston College. Throughout the game, they made 8/22 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.3%. Offensively, the Crimson have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 116th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 72nd in percentage and 88th in three-pointers made.

Malik Mack (G) 21.0 4.2 5.0
Chisom Okpara (F) 14.8 6.2 2.0
Chandler Pigge (G) 11.8 6.8 2.2

Colgate Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Colgate offense put up 57 points against Weber State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.3% and made 9 threes. Braeden Smith is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.6. Meanwhile, Ryan Moffatt also brings a PPG average of 10 into the game.

Braeden Smith (G) 15.6 6.6 5.4
Ryan Moffatt (F) 10.0 4.4 1.0
Keegan Records (F) 9.6 8.8 2.2

Harvard Team Defense

At this time, the Crimson’s defense is positioned 60th in the country, permitting 66.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. Boston College, the Eagles finished with a field goal percentage of 38% and a total of 73 points vs. Harvard.

Colgate Team Defense

The Raiders’ defense is presently ranked 52nd nationally, allowing an average of 64.8 points per contest. Against Weber State in their most recent game, the Colgate defense gave up a total of 55 points while allowing Weber State to hit 41% of their shots.

Crimson vs Raiders Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Harvard has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 77 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • In their last five games at home, the Raiders have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Crimson have a straight up record of 4-6 and an ATS mark of 7-3.
  • Colgate has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 5-0 SU and 5-0 ATS in their last five games.

Crimson vs Raiders Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Raiders, with a final score of 74-69, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Raiders at -4.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 135.5, and our model predicts the Crimson and Raiders to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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