Brown vs. Princeton - 1/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (11-4) at Brown Bears (5-11)
College Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Pizzitola Sports Center)
The Line: Brown Bears +8 -- Over/Under: 155 See the Latest Odds
The Brown Bears and the Princeton Tigers face off on Friday in Ivy League college basketball action.
The Brown Bears are 5-11 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Brown is averaging 74.1 points per game and they are shooting 42.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Cedric Kuakumensah leads the Bears averaging 13.8 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. Tavon Blackmon is averaging 12.1 points, Norman Hobble is averaging 9.8 points, and Steven Spieth is averaging 9.4 points and 8.1 rebounds. Brown is 4-3 at home and 0-2 in the Ivy League.
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The Princeton Tigers are 11-4 this season and they have won their last four games. Princeton is averaging 76.8 points per game and they are shooting 44.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. Henry Caruso leads the Tigers averaging 16.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Devin Cannady is averaging 10.6 points, Spencer Weisz is averaging 9.9 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Amir Bell is averaging 9.5 points. Princeton is 5-3 on the road and 1-0 in Ivy League games.
Brown is 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Princeton is 1-4 against the spread in their last four games and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage below .400. The favorite has covered the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
I expect Princeton to drill Brown here and I will lay the points.