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Brown Bears vs Cornell Big Red Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 16, 6:00 PM | Pizzitola Sports Center

Cornell Big Red vs Brown Bears Odds

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The Brown Bears will hit the floor running against the visiting Cornell Big Red Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Big Red will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 8-7-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bears are 6-6 ATS. Cornell is 5-5 against the total, while Brown is 5-6 versus the number.

View Cornell vs Brown Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears - Big Red odds would favor the Bears if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Brown is rated No. 251 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cornell is at No. 300. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 63-62 win for the Big Red.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Brown has the nation's No. 302-rated offensive output, at 61.3 PPG. The visiting Big Red defense ranks No. 227 allowing on average 68.6 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 39.6% so far, less than the Big Red marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.

Defensively, Cornell features the nation's No. 172-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.5 points per game. Brown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 248 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Cornell was a 68-61 winner on the road against Yale. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Big Red grabbed a 68-61 win over the Bulldogs on Friday, behind an 18 -point effort from Shonn Miller at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Brown won its last outing, a 58-55 result against Columbia on February 15. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Bears got a terrific 27-point effort from Matt Sullivan as Brown defeated Columbia 58-55 on Friday at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Pennsylvania are 6-4
After playing Yale are 9-1
After a win are 4-6

Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Harvard are 7-3
After playing Columbia are 2-8
After a win are 2-8

A few Big Red at Bears trends to consider:
Cornell is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Brown
Cornell is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Cornell is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Brown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brown's last 5 games
Brown is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Brown is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Cornell

Next up:
Cornell home to Pennsylvania, Friday, February 22
Brown home to Harvard, Friday, February 22