Brown Bears face Albany Great Danes: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Brown Bears vs Albany Great Danes Odds
The Albany Great Danes will try to cover the spread at SEFCU Arena on Monday when they get a visit from the Brown Bears in NCAA basketball action.
The Great Danes sit at 10-3 (1-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bears are currently 4-6 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Albany is 0-0 OU, and Brown is 2-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Great Danes, most recently No. 263 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bears, who rate No. 318 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-59 victory for the Great Danes.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bears is ranked No. 171 in NCAA hoops at 35.6 per game. Contrast that with Albany’s No. 293 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Albany is the No. 60-ranked team in the country at 7.6 per game, while Brown rates No. 41 at 8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Brown owns the country's No. 136-rated mark, allowing 68.8 points per game on the highway. Albany, on the other hand, rates No. 271 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Brown was a 69-68 winner at home against Providence. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. Brown got 28 points from Tucker Halpern en route to a 69-68 victory over Providence on Friday at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Albany was a 71-61 winner in its last match on the road against Navy. Jacob Iati went off for 26 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Albany over Navy, 71-61, on Friday at Alumni Hall.
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Rhode Island are 4-6
After playing Providence are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
A few Bears at Great Danes trends to consider:
Brown is 3-21 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Brown at Rhode Island, Friday, January 4
Albany home to UMBC, Wednesday, January 2