Cent Conn State Blue Devils battle vs Brown Bears highlights college basketball odds menu
Brown Bears vs Cent Conn State Blue Devils Odds
Brown travels to Cent Conn State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 1-0 record with a victory over the Blue Devils.
Cent Conn State will face the 1-0 Bears, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blue Devils are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Devils at No. 254 and the Bears at No. 331 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-56 result in favor of the Bears.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cent Conn State's No. 264-ranked offense, averaging 62 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 19 at 49 PPG. The Blue Devils field goal percentage has averaged 37.7% so far, less than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.4% per game.
Defensively, Brown features the nation's No. 149-rated defense on the road, allowing 49 points per game. Cent Conn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 275 nationally in scoring at home.
Brown was a 58-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Binghamton. The Bears grabbed a 58-49 win over the Bearcats on Sunday, behind an 18 -point effort from Matt Sullivan at BU Events Center.
Cent Conn State was a 64-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Saint Peter's. Kyle Vinales scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Devils to a win (they lost 64-61 to Saint Peter's at Yanitelli Center on Monday).
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Maine are 4-5
After playing Binghamton are 1-1
After a win are 1-9
A few Bears at Blue Devils trends to consider:
Brown is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Brown at Maine, Saturday, November 17
Cent Conn State at La Salle, Sunday, November 18