Princeton Tigers at Brown Bears Betting Prediction 02/28/20

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The Princeton Tigers (12-11, 7-3 Ivy) will be at the Paul Bailey Pizzitola Sports Center to clash with the Brown Bears (13-10, 6-4 Ivy) in an Ivy matchup. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Princeton Tigers vs. Brown Bears Betting Odds

In their last game, the Bears were blown out by the Cornell Big Red, 63-45, while the Tigers edged the Dartmouth Big Green, 65-62.

The Tigers had a superb effective field goal percentage of 0.557 (above their season average of 0.533) and held the Big Green to an offensive rebounding percentage of 12.9 (below their season average of 21.7). Brown, on the other hand, held Cornell to an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.0 (below their season average of 26.6). Tamenang Choh played a pivotal role for Brown with 13 points and nine rebounds. Jaelin Llewellyn led the way for Princeton, recording 21 points.

In their first matchup this season, Ethan Wright led the Tigers to a 73-54 victory. He was the game’s top overall scorer with 21 points. Princeton’s effective field goal percentage was its largest advantage over Brown. The Tigers had a rate of 0.594 while the Bears posted a mark of 0.397.

The battle on the backboards could prove decisive, pitting strength against strength. The Bears currently rank 31st in offensive rebounding percentage (33.7 percent), while Princeton ranks 58th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.1 percent).

Princeton Tigers vs. Brown Bears Betting Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Princeton, ATS Winner – Princeton, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Brown ranks 44th in rebounds per game (38.7) while Princeton ranks 276th (32.1).
  • The Tigers rank 12th in three pointers allowed per game (16.8) while the Bears rank 104th (20.7).
  • Princeton ranks 46th in assists allowed per game (11.0) while Brown ranks 92nd (12.0).
  • The Bears rank 46th in blocks per game (4.3) while the Tigers rank 213th (2.0).
  • Princeton ranks 122nd in steals per game (6.5) while Brown ranks 229th in steals allowed per game (8.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Bears have scored an average of 63.6 points per game (4.1 below their season average) and allowed an average of 67.2 points per game (2.2 below their season average).
  • The Tigers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 0.8, down from 1.1 for the season.