Yale favored by 8 against Brown on Saturday
Brown Bears vs Yale Bulldogs Odds
Yale looks to cover the Bulldogs-Bears pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 6-12 mark when they host Brown in college basketball wagering action.
The Bulldogs sport records of 6-12 and 4-5 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bears have 7-8 and 3-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-1 for the Bulldogs and 3-2 for the Bears.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bears were listed as 8-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 153-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 197-rated Bears in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 65-63 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bears is ranked No. 84 in NCAA hoops at 37.5 per game. Contrast that with Yale’s No. 132 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Yale is the No. 187-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Brown rates No. 34 at 7.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Brown owns the country's No. 102-rated mark, allowing 66.1 points per game on the highway. Yale, on the other hand, rates No. 68 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Brown was a 65-51 winner at home against Yale. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Sean McGonagill scored 20 points leading the Bears to a 65-51 victory over Yale at Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday.
In their last action, Yale was a 65-51 loser on the road against Brown. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Bulldogs endured a 65-51 loss at the hands of the Bears on Saturday, despite a 11-point effort from Greg Kelley at Pizzitola Sports Center.
Brown Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Dartmouth are 4-6
After playing Yale are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Harvard are 8-2
After playing Brown are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bears at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brown's last 5 games when playing on the road against Yale
Brown is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Yale
Brown is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Yale's last 5 games when playing Brown
Yale is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Brown
Yale is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
Yale is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brown
Brown at Dartmouth, Friday, February 1
Yale at Harvard, Friday, February 1