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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Princeton Tigers in Battle with Brown Bears

College basketball betting interest will be high on Friday when the Bears of Brown hit the hard court against the Tigers of Princeton.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Brown Bears opened as 15.5-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 Princeton Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Brown Bears have watched them go 9-7 and 5-5 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Princeton Tigers are at 8-6 and 3-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Princeton Tigers are 4-4, while the Brown Bears have a 6-4 mark.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Princeton Tigers rated this week at No. 89 and the Brown Bears sitting at No. 247.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Princeton's No. 161-ranked offense, averaging 73.64 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 212 at 76.25 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.63% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brown suffered a 75-73 loss against NJIT on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Steven Spieth in a losing effort at Fleisher Center.

Princeton got 16 points from Devin Cannady en route to a 61-52 victory over Pennsylvania on Saturday at L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium.

Next Betting Matchups

Brown at Pennsylvania, Saturday, January 14th
Princeton at Yale, Saturday, January 14th