Harvard vs. Yale Sharp Betting Pick: A Textbook Case of Smart Money Hitting Spread

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Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images. Pictured: The Yale Bulldogs line up for the National Anthem before a college basketball game against the against the Howard Bison at Burr Gymnasium on January 20, 2020.

Market-moving money coming from sharp bettors can sometimes be difficult identify. In other cases, professional action is so one-sided and blatant that it smacks you right in the face.

This afternoon’s Harvard vs. Yale college basketball game is one such example as the matchup is lighting up The Action Network’s smart-money indicators.

Let’s take a deeper look at Harvard vs. Yale and specifically which bet the wiseguys are making.


Odds as of Friday at 11:30 a.m. ET and via DraftKings, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.


Harvard vs. Yale Sharp College Basketball Betting Pick

Yale is currently receiving 66% of tickets and 64% of dollars wagered on the spread in the day’s most heavily bet college basketball game at the time of writing.

However, sharps are overwhelmingly coming in on underdog Harvard, evidenced by six unique smart money triggers via Sports Insights’ Bet Signals.

With such consistent sharp, one-sided action hitting the Crimson, this line has dropped from an opener of Harvard +6.5 to +5.5.

Please note that five of SI’s Bet Signals came at lines at +6 or better, so it’ll be interesting to monitor whether the flow of wiseguy money continues at the current number, or if the value is gone at +5.5.

Sharp angle: Harvard (moved from +6.5 to +5.5)

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