Auburn vs. Yale: NCAA Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 22, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

The players to watch will be Johni Broome and Danny Wolf when the Auburn Tigers (27-7) meet the Yale Bulldogs (22-9) on Friday (at 4:15 PM ET) at Spokane Arena in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers are currently double-digit 13-point favorites against the Bulldogs. A 140-point total has been set for the game.

Auburn vs. Yale Betting Lines

Auburn vs Yale Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Auburn -13 140 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Auburn (-13)
Total Pick Over (140)

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Auburn vs. Yale Stat Rankings

Auburn Avg. (Rank) Yale Avg. (Rank)
83.3 (13th) Points Scored 75.2 (127th)
68.0 (68th) Points Allowed 66.6 (36th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.4 (64th) Off. Rebounds 8.8 (187th)
8.1 (112th) 3pt Made 7.3 (191st)
18.0 (8th) Assists 15.2 (56th)
10.1 (75th) Turnovers 8.9 (17th)

Auburn vs. Yale Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have beaten the spread 21 times in 34 games.
  • As 13-point favorites or more, Auburn is 5-5 against the spread.
  • There have been 14 Tigers games (out of 34) that hit the over this year.
  • In 24 games this year, Auburn and its opponent have combined for more than 140 points.
  • Tigers games have had an average of 151.4 points this season, 11.4 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Yale has 15 wins in 29 games against the spread this season.
  • The Bulldogs don’t have a win ATS (0-0-1) as a 13-point underdog or greater this year.
  • Auburn has played 34 games this year, and 14 of them have hit the over.
  • Bulldogs games have finished with over 140 points scored 15 times this year.
  • The average total for Yale’s games is 141.8 points, which is 1.8 more than this game’s over/under.

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Auburn Impact Players

  • Broome posts 16.2 points and 8.4 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also averaging 2.1 assists, shooting 54.4% from the floor.
  • Jaylin Williams is averaging 12.4 points, 2.0 assists and 4.4 rebounds per contest.
  • Chad Baker posts 10.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, shooting 45.1% from the field and 41.8% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Dylan Cardwell posts 5.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest. At the other end, he averages 0.6 steals and 1.6 blocked shots.
  • Tre Donaldson leads the Tigers at 3.2 assists per game, while also putting up 2.3 rebounds and 6.8 points.

Yale Impact Players

  • Wolf is posting team highs in points (14.3 per game) and rebounds (9.8). And he is delivering 2.3 assists, making 48.4% of his shots from the floor.
  • Bez Mbeng is the Bulldogs’ top assist man (4.2 per game), and he averages 11.4 points and 4.1 rebounds.
  • John Poulakidas is putting up 13.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, making 44.3% of his shots from the field and 39.3% from beyond the arc, with 2.4 treys per contest.
  • The Bulldogs get 11.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game from Matt Knowling.
  • August Mahoney gets the Bulldogs 10.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

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