Brown Bears visit Princeton Tigers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Brown Bears vs Princeton Tigers Odds
The Princeton Tigers will be trying to slam the Brown Bears on Friday when the teams tip off at Jadwin Gymnasium in college betting action.
Princeton battles the Bears, currently sitting with a 8-10 mark (5-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-6 for the Tigers and 5-3 for the Bears.
Bettors looking to side with Princeton in this one found them as 14.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 128-rated Tigers and the No. 213-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-60 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 113 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.4 per game. That compares with Princeton’s No. 281 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Princeton is college basketball's No. 128-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Bears rate No. 31 with 8.1 per game.
Defensively, Brown features the nation's No. 135-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.6 points per game. Princeton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 258 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Brown, they were an 89-82 loser as they battled Harvard on the road. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog. Brown suffered an 89-82 loss against Harvard on Saturday, getting 20 points from Sean McGonagill in a losing effort at Lavietes Pavilion.
Princeton was a 72-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Columbia. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Princeton earned a 72-66 victory over Columbia on Saturday, getting 17 points from T.J. Bray at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Pennsylvania are 3-7
After playing Harvard are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Yale are 8-2
After playing Columbia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Bears at Tigers trends to consider:
Brown is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Brown is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Princeton
Brown is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Princeton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Princeton is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Brown
Princeton is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Brown
Brown at Pennsylvania, Saturday, February 9
Princeton home to Yale, Saturday, February 9