Cornell Brown Betting Preview
Brown Bears vs Cornell Big Red Odds
The Brown Bears will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Big Red in Cornell at Newman Arena on Friday in college basketball action.
The Big Red sit at 13-14 (9-9-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bears are currently 10-14 (7-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Cornell is 7-6 OU, and Brown is 6-8 OU.
The Bears were listed as 5.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 257-rated Brown taking on the No. 308-rated Big Red in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 64-62 win for the Big Red on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cornell's No. 210 nationally ranked offense (66.2 points per game) against a Bears defense that sits as the No. 121 at 64.3 PPG. The Big Red have been averaging 42.7% from the field, more than the Bears have managed so far this season (39.7% on average).
Defensively, Brown features the nation's No. 130-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Cornell, meanwhile, comes in at No. 189 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Brown was a 59-50 winner at home against Dartmouth. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Bears got 16 points from Matt Sullivan as Brown ran past Dartmouth 59-50 on Saturday at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Last time out for Cornell, they were a 72-53 loser as they battled Princeton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. Shonn Miller scored 23 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 72-53 against Princeton in college basketball action at Newman Arena.
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Columbia are 2-8
After playing Dartmouth are 1-9
After a win are 2-8
Cornell Big Red Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Yale are 9-1
After playing Princeton are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bears at Big Red trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brown's last 6 games on the road
Brown is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Brown is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Brown is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cornell
Cornell is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Brown
Cornell is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brown
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cornell's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cornell's last 6 games when playing Brown
Brown at Columbia, Saturday, March 2
Cornell home to Yale, Saturday, March 2