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Brown Bears host Harvard Crimson in college basketball action

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Feb 25, 7:00 PM | Pizzitola Sports Center

Harvard Crimson vs Brown Bears Odds

20-4TEAM RECORD10-14

The Brown Bears host Harvard on Friday, looking to build on their 10-14 mark against the 20-4 Crimson in college hoops action at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Brown will face the 20-4 Crimson, who own a 9-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 8-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Crimson are 8-7 favoring the OVER.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Bears as 7.5-point underdogs in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears - Crimson odds would favor the Crimson if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Brown is rated No. 235 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Harvard is at No. 122. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 78-68 win for the Crimson.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Crimson rank No. 248 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.5 per game. That compares with Brown’s No. 209 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Brown is college basketball's No. 85-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Crimson rate No. 103 with 6.9 per game.

Defensively, Harvard features the nation's No. 39-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Brown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 59 nationally in scoring at home.

Harvard was a 61-42 winner in its last match on the road against Columbia. They covered the 6–point spread as favorites. Harvard earned a 61-42 victory over Columbia on Saturday, getting 16 points from Keith Wright at Levien Gym.

Last time out for Brown, they were a 75-65 winner as they battled Princeton at home. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Bears got a terrific 26-point effort from Peter Sullivan as Brown defeated Princeton 75-65 on Saturday at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Harvard Crimson Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Yale are 4-6
After playing Columbia are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Dartmouth are 6-4
After playing Princeton are 2-8
After a win are 1-9

A few Crimson at Bears trends to consider:
Harvard is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Harvard's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Harvard's last 6 games when playing on the road against Brown
Harvard is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Brown
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brown's last 8 games
Brown is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Harvard
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brown's last 6 games when playing Harvard
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brown's last 6 games when playing at home against Harvard

Next up:
Harvard at Yale, Saturday, February 26
Brown home to Dartmouth, Saturday, February 26

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