The Canisius Golden Griffins will get their season started on the road when they challenge the Brown Bears (1-0) at Paul Bailey Pizzitola Sports Center. The game is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.
Canisius Golden Griffins vs. Brown Bears Betting Odds
The Bears come in on a high note after edging the Bryant Bulldogs in their last matchup, 73-71. Tamenang Choh had a good outing for Brown, contributing 20 points and 12 rebounds. Brown played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.415 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.1. For those same stats, Bryant had marks of 0.210 and 31.0, respectively.
Last season, Canisius was unable reach the tournament following a 14-13 regular season.
The Golden Griffins had records of 14-13 straight up (SU) and 20-10-1 against the spread (ATS) last season. Of Canisius’ 31 games last year, 17 finished under the O/U total.
The physical Brown offense seems poised to dominate from the charity stripe. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Bears rank 39th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.274, while Canisius was among the country’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 287th-ranked FTA rate of 0.262).
Canisius Golden Griffins at Brown Bears Free Pick
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Brown, ATS Winner – Canisius, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Brown ranks 121st in rebounds per game (36.4) while Canisius ranks 295th (31.7).
- The Golden Griffins rank 78th in assists per game (14.6) while the Bears rank 103rd in assists allowed per game (12.3).
- The Golden Griffins rank 79th in three pointers attempted per game (24.7) while the Bears rank 248th in three pointers allowed per game (24.3).
- Canisius ranks 49th in steals allowed per game (5.4) while Brown ranks 186th (6.7).