The Harvard Crimson will be up against a ranked opponent in college basketball betting action at the online sportsbooks on Sunday afternoon as they take on the No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers.
Harvard rides a six-game winning streak into their Sunday afternoon matchup with Virginia, which has them at 7-1 SU and 3-2 ATS so far this season. The Cavaliers are a perfect 10-0 SU and 6-2 ATS on the season, although they couldn’t quite cover in a 70-54 win over Cleveland State as a 16.5-point betting favorite last time out.
Harvard Crimson vs Virginia Cavaliers Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Harvard Crimson were listed as 10-point underdogs at many online Sportsbooks, including the odds makers at 5Dimes.
Harvard Crimson vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Harvard Crimson have watched them go 7-1 and 3-2 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Virginia Cavaliers are at 10-0 and 7-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Virginia Cavaliers are 4-4, while the Harvard Crimson have a 0-0 mark.
The Cavaliers – Crimson odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Virginia is rated No. 9 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Harvard is at No. 39.
How Harvard Crimson vs Virginia Cavaliers Stats Matchup
Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Virginia’s No. 140-ranked scoring average of 68.8 PPG, against a Harvard Crimson defense rated No. 13 and allowing 56.12 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers FG% has averaged 48.83% to date this season, more than the Harvard Crimson shooters have managed so far (47.68% per game).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Crimson grabbed a 70-56 win over the Terriers on Monday, behind a 15-point effort from Wesley Saunders at Lavietes Pavilion.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points leading the Cavaliers to a 70-54 victory over Cleveland State at John Paul Jones Arena on Thursday.
Harvard Crimson vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Odds Trends
Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Harvard is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Virginia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia’s last 5 games
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Harvard at Arizona State, Sunday, December 28th
Virginia at Davidson, Tuesday, December 30th