Pennsylvania Quakers vs. Brown Bears - 2/19/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brown Bears (7-15) at Pennsylvania Quakers (9-12)
College Basketball: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Palestra)
The Line: Pennsylvania Quakers -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Penn Quakers will host the Brown Bears this Friday.
The Penn Quakers come into this game with a 9-12 record and are currently 4th in the IVY League. The Quakers have won 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 92-84 win against Brown. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Quakers has been Darien Nelson-Henry who is averaging 12.4 points per game and 8.6 rebounds. Matt Howard is second on the team with 12.3 points per game and 5.9 rebounds.
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The Brown Bears come into this game with a 7-15 record and are currently 8th in the IVY League. The Bears have dropped their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 87-70 loss to Dartmouth. Through 22 games this season the leading scorer for the Bears has been Cedric Kuakumensah who is averaging 13.4 points per game and 9.4 rebounds. Tavon Blackmon is second on the team with 13.3 points per game and 5.4 assists.
The Brown Bears are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Bears are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. IVY League opponents. The Penn Quakers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games. The Quakers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
The Brown Bears have been getting roughed up lately losing their past 3 games. The Penn Quakers have been better lately winning 3 out of their last 4 games. I think the Penn Quakers will get a big win here against Brown.