2023-24 Yale Men’s Basketball: Odds To Make NCAA Tournament, Win Title

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

Among Ivy League teams, the Yale Bulldogs (18-8) (+50000) are the favorites to win the 2023-24 college basketball national championship, and they have the 83rd-ranked odds among all NCAA squads. Next on the docket is a home matchup versus the Dartmouth Big Green at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, March 1.

Yale won its previous game versus Columbia, 84-76, on Saturday. Danny Wolf was its high scorer with 20 points.

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Yale NCAA Championship Odds

  • National championship odds (current): +50000

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Yale Strength of Schedule, Tournament Resume

  • According to our predictions, the Bulldogs have the 133rd-ranked schedule in the country.
  • Yale’s remaining schedule includes one opponent above .500 and three with a worse record than its own.
  • The Bulldogs have three games left in the regular season, none against Top 25-ranked opponents.
  • Yale’s signature win of the season came against the Princeton Tigers, a top 50 team (No. 14), according to the RPI. Yale picked up the 70-64 home win on February 2.
  • Against Quadrant 2 teams (based on the RPI), Yale is 3-0 (1.000%) — tied for the 42nd-most wins.

Yale Season Stats and Insights

  • The Bulldogs’ +211 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 8.1 points per game) is a result of scoring 75.3 points per game (133rd in college basketball) while giving up 67.2 per contest (52nd in college basketball).
  • The Bulldogs knock down 7.1 three-pointers per game (209th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 7.3. They shoot 34.0% from deep while their opponents hit 33.7% from long range.
  • Yale ranks 259th in college basketball with 228.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 15th in college basketball defensively with 204.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Bulldogs and their opponents have been mostly even in the turnover battle. The Bulldogs commit 9.1 per game (18th in college basketball) and force 9.4 (299th in college basketball action).

Yale Leading Performers

  • Wolf leads the Bulldogs in scoring (14.5 points per game) and rebounding (9.7 rebounds per game).
  • The team is led in assists by Bez Mbeng’s 3.8 per game.
  • John Poulakidas knocks down 2.4 threes per game to lead the Bulldogs.
  • Yale’s blocks leader is Wolf, who collects 1.3 per game. Mbeng leads the team by averaging 1.8 steals an outing.

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