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Cornell Big Red Favored by -2.5 Point Spread Against the Brown Bears on Friday

The Cornell Big Red hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Brown Bears pay a visit to Newman Arena on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Brown Bears opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Brown Bears vs Cornell Big Red Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cornell Big Red battles the Brown Bears, currently sitting with a 10-10 mark (7-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-7 for the Cornell Big Red and 9-5 for the Brown Bears.

The Cornell Big Red sit at No. 231 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Brown Bears sit at No. 208 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Cornell's No. 167 nationally ranked offense (72.89 points per game) against a Brown Bears defense that sits as the No. 224 at 77.35 PPG. The Cornell Big Red have been averaging 45.06% from the field, more than the Bears have managed so far this season (44.74% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears got a 22-point effort from Steven Spieth, who added 22 rebounds, but Yale still managed to defeat Brown 85-75 Friday at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

The Big Red got 22 points from Matt Morgan as Cornell ran past Dartmouth 75-62 on Saturday at Newman Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Brown is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brown's last 6 games
  • Brown is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brown's last 5 games on the road
  • Cornell is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Cornell is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • Cornell is 14-4-1 ATS in its last 19 games when playing Brown
  • Cornell is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing Brown

Next Betting Matchups

Brown at Columbia, Saturday, February 4th
Cornell at Yale, Saturday, February 4th