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College Basketball Matchup - Brown Bears Niagara Purple Eagles Odds Preview

Niagara Purple EaglesBrown Bears
Jan 8, 7:00 PM | Pizzitola Sports Center

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Brown Bears Odds

7-7TEAM RECORD4-8

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Niagara when they take on the Brown Bears on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.

The Bears are 4-8 so far on the season, and 1-3 ATS vs. the number. The Purple Eagles, meanwhile, are 7-7 and 3-6-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Brown go 2-1 and the Purple Eagles go 3-3-1 on the totals.

View Niagara vs Brown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Purple Eagles were listed as 5.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears - Purple Eagles odds would favor the Purple Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Brown is rated No. 290 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Niagara is at No. 226. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-62 win for the Purple Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Brown's No. 168-rated squad against Niagara's No. 167-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Brown rates No. 68 in the country with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 80 nationally with 7.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Niagara owns the country's No. 323-rated mark, allowing 79.7 points per game on the highway. Brown, on the other hand, rates No. 257 in scoring at home.

Niagara was a 71-67 winner in its last match at home against Fairfield. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Fairfield was victimized by Juan'ya Green for 31 points as the Purple Eagles defeated the Stags 71-67 in college hoops action on Saturday.

Brown lost its last outing, a 59-47 result against Rhode Island on January 4. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. The Bears endured a 59-47 loss at the hands of the Rams on Friday, despite a 14-point effort from Matt Sullivan at Thomas Ryan Center.

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Saint Peter's are 5-5
After playing Fairfield are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Rhode Island are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Purple Eagles at Bears trends to consider:
Niagara is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Niagara is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Brown is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
Brown is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Niagara at Saint Peter's, Friday, January 11
Brown home to Daniel Webster, Saturday, January 12