Ivy Game Predictions
Harvard Stadium goes under the lights for the first time tomorrow night
Last week I went a decent 5-2 in my predictions for all the non-Columbia Ivy games. I would say I'm most proud of my prediction that Holy Cross would beat Harvard by "three or four," when in fact the Crusaders did win 31-28.
Colgate's incredible comeback from 28-0 down killed my chances for a 6-1 day, and Princeton laid an egg in their opener against Lehigh when I thought they would look sharp.
Now on to this week's games:
Dartmouth at University of New Hampshire
Wow UNH is good. I can't think of anything smarter to write about them. They can really score and they will on Saturday. I'd like to see Dartmouth put up a big fight, but I don't see it. UNH by 21.
Cornell at Yale
This is a toughie. Cornell looked so good in their 38-14 rout of Bucknell and Yale got a bit of a scare against Georgetown. I think this could be one of the best Ivy games of the year, and Yale will win by two or three.
Penn at Villanova
Penn may have to play this entire game without #1 star Joe Sandberg at running back. Even if he plays, he won't be at 100%. Villanova by eight.
Princeton at Lafayette
Princeton brings some better matchups to the table vs. Lafayette than Penn did last week, but not enough. Lafayette by a touchdown.
Brown at Harvard
Harvard is heavily favored, but I'm not really sure why. The Crimson defense is unproven this year. I expect a high-scoring game. Harvard by four.