Brown Bears vs. Dartmouth Big Green - 2/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dartmouth Big Green (9-15) at Brown Bears (7-17)
College Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Pizzitola Sports Center)
The Line: Brown Bears 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Dartmouth Big Green look for the season sweep of the Brown Bears on Friday night.
The Dartmouth Big Green have gad a hard time getting their scoring and defense on the same page and that is reflected in their record. The Big Green appeared to be finding their way with back to back wins before falling at Columbia by a 73-54 count. The Lions led by four at the break before a 41-25 second half run secured the win as a nine point favorite. Dartmouth was held to 32% from the floor while Columbia countered with 44% and nine more free throws. The Big Green received 16 points and seven boards from Evan Boudreaux with Miles Wright tossing in 13. Connor Boehm netted eleven but the offense needed a few more scoring options.
USA TODAY Sports
The Brown Bears have fallen off the map in the Ivy League with five consecutive defeats with no time to recover. The Bears defense has struggled in this stretch capped of by a 77-66 loss at Princeton where the offense also had issues. The Tigers jumped to a 17 point lead after 20 minutes and were unable to make a big comeback behind 44.6% shooting. Princeton sank half their looks with eleven more threes and a few more free throws securing the win. Cedric Kuakumensah led the Bears with 18 points and seven boards on 8-14 with Obi Okolie adding 15 points and five yanks. Steven Spieth netted 12 points and hauled in eleven rebounds while Tavon Blackmon tossed in eleven points and posted six helpers.
Dartmouth are 2-11 ATS in their last 13 Friday games and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. The over is 13-3 in Brown last 16 Friday games and the over is 24-6 in their last 30 vs. Ivy League while going 11-3 in their last 14 home games. Dartmouth are 1-8 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Brown and are 2-11-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings. Brown has been strong at home in this match up so we’ll see if that trend continues…