NCAA hoops odds preview - Brown vs. Columbia
Brown Bears vs Columbia Lions Odds
Brown travels to Columbia on Saturday, hoping to boost its 11-14 record with a victory over the Lions.
The Lions sport records of 12-13 and 8-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bears have 11-14 and 8-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-7 for the Lions and 7-8 for the Bears.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 272 (Lions) and the No. 257 (Bears) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 65-60 result in favor of the Lions has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 129 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.7 per game. That compares with Columbia’s No. 298 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Columbia is college basketball's No. 122-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Bears rate No. 62 with 7.4 per game.
Defensively, Brown features the nation's No. 126-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. Columbia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 301 nationally in scoring at home.
Brown won its last outing, an 84-65 result against Cornell on March 1. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Rafael Maia scored 22 points and helped out with 13 rebounds for Brown on Friday, leading the Bears to an 84-65 victory over Cornell at Newman Arena.
Last time out for Columbia, they were a 59-46 winner as they battled Yale at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Maodo Lo scored 20 points leading the Lions to a 59-46 victory over Yale at Levien Gym on Friday.
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Pennsylvania are 2-8
After playing Cornell are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Columbia Lions Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Harvard are 5-5
After playing Yale are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Bears at Lions trends to consider:
Brown is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Brown is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Columbia
Brown is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Columbia
Columbia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Brown
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbia's last 5 games when playing Brown
Brown home to Pennsylvania, Friday, March 8
Columbia at Harvard, Friday, March 8