Teams looking to finish the 2022 San Antonio Shootout on a high note meet on Monday when the Grambling Tigers clash with the Dartmouth Big Green. The Tigers (3-3), who tied for sixth with Jackson State at 9-9 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference and were 12-20 overall a year ago, are looking to post their first winning record since 2019-20. The Big Green (2-4), who placed fifth in the Ivy League at 6-8 and were 9-16 overall in 2021-22, are hoping to post their first winning record since 1998-99. This will be the first meeting between the teams.
The game from San Antonio's Convocation Center is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET. Dartmouth is averaging 77.4 points per game, while Grambling averages 67.4. The Tigers are 2-point favorites in the latest Dartmouth vs. Grambling odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 140. Before making any Grambling vs. Dartmouth picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Grambling vs. Dartmouth and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can see the pick at SportsLine. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Dartmouth vs. Grambling:
- Dartmouth vs. Grambling spread: Grambling -2
- Dartmouth vs. Grambling over/under: 140 points
- Dartmouth vs. Grambling money line: Dartmouth +115, Grambling -135
- DART: The Big Green are connecting on 46% of their field goals this season
- GRAM: The Tigers have been averaging eight steals per game
- Dartmouth vs. Grambling picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why Grambling can cover
The Tigers entered action on Sunday with five players averaging at least 6.5 points per game, including senior guard Cameron Christon. He had reached double figures in two games, including a 17-point performance in an 83-74 win over Colorado on Nov. 11. He also had 13 points and three steals in the 75-55 win over Texas-San Antonio on Friday. For the year, Christon was averaging 9.8 points, five rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game.
The Tigers have also been getting solid play from senior guard Shawndarius Cowart. Entering Sunday's game, he was averaging 10 points per game. He scored a season high 19 points in an 83-74 win over Colorado on Nov. 11, surpassing the 13 points he recorded in the season opener. For his career, Cowart entered play Sunday averaging 7.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and two assists per game. He has been money from the floor, connecting on 54.5% of his 3-point attempts in 2022-2023.
Why Dartmouth can cover
Junior forward Dusan Neskovic leads the team in scoring and has reached double-digit scoring in four of five games prior to Sunday's game. His best game was a 23-point performance in the season-opener at Fordham. He added six rebounds and two assists in that game. For the season, he is averaging 13.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He has been red hot from the floor, connecting on 56.5% of his field goals, including 53.3% from 3-point range.
Sophomore Ryan Cornish reached double figures in each of his first four games, including a season-high 16 against Bryant on Nov. 11. He had a 14-point, five-assist and four-rebound performance against Fordham. Entering play Sunday, he was averaging 11.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game. He has also been accurate from the floor, connecting on 41.5% of his field goals, including 50% from 3-point range.
How to make Grambling vs. Dartmouth picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total, projecting 137 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits more than 60% of the time. You can see the picks here.
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