The Brown Bears (13-11, 6-5 Ivy) close out their home schedule at Paul Bailey Pizzitola Sports Center against the Penn Quakers (13-11, 5-6 Ivy). Action starts at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Penn Quakers vs. Brown Bears ATS Odds
Both teams were beaten in their last game. The Bears lost big to the Princeton Tigers, 71-49, while the Quakers lost a tough one against the Yale Bulldogs, 76-73.
Penn made 12 of their 29 three pointers (41.4 percent) while Brown had a better turnover percentage (15.3 vs. 16.9). Zach Hunsaker had a good performance for Brown with 11 points. Penn, meanwhile, rallied around AJ Brodeur, who had 25 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
In their first matchup this year, Brandon Anderson led the Bears to a 75-63 victory. He was the game’s leading scorer with 31 points. Brown had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.477 vs. 0.368). Penn, on the other hand, did a fantastic job of making free throws (21-28; 75.0 percent).
Brown figures to have an advantage on the offensive glass in this matchup. The Bears currently rank 38th in offensive rebounding percentage (33.1 percent), while Penn ranks 214th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.4 percent).
Penn Quakers at Brown Bears Odds Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Penn, ATS Winner – Penn, O/U – Under
- Brown averages 38.4 rebounds per game, which ranks 49th in the NCAA. Penn ranks 262nd in rebounds allowed per game (38.3).
- The Quakers average 3.3 blocks per game, which ranks 101st in the NCAA. The Bears rank 163rd in blocks allowed per game (4.0).
- Brown averages 6.3 steals per game, which ranks 140th in the NCAA. Penn ranks 200th in steals allowed per game (7.4).
- The Quakers rank 48th in assists per game (14.7) while the Bears rank 222nd (11.5).
- Penn ranks 30th in three pointers attempted per game (26.8) while Brown ranks 159th (21.8).
- During their last five games, the Quakers have scored an average of 65.8 points per game (4.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 69.4 points per game (1.0 above their season average).
- The Bears’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 8.2, up from 2.5 for the season.