Brown Bears vs. Albany Great Danes - 11/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Albany Great Danes (2-1) at Brown Bears (1-3)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Brown Bears +5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Brown Bears will play the Albany Great Danes in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off in Sunday.
The Albany Great Danes are 2-2 this season after losing to Grand Canyon by a score of 82-77 in their last game. Albany scored 44 points in the second half but came up just short in their comeback attempt. Joe Cremo led Albany with 24 points in this game. Albany is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 73.3 points per game. David Nichols led Albany with 15.7 points, 4 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game, while Joe Cremo is averaging 13.7 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists per game for Albany. Albany is averaging 48 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game, while committing 16 turnovers per game. Albany is shooting 46.3% on field goals, 70.3% on free throws, and 35% on three-pointers this season.
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The Brown Bears are 1-3 this season after losing to Marist by a score of 87-79 in their last game. Brown gave up 47 points in the second half and let this game get away from them in the second half. Steven Spieth led Brown with 21 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists in this game. Brown shot 54% on field goals, while shooting 42.1% on three-pointers in their win. Brown is averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 82.3 points per game this season. Steven Spieth is averaging 19 points per game with 7 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game, while Tavon Blackmon is averaging 10 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 3 assists per game for Brown. Brown is averaging 32 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game, while committing 13 turnovers per game. Brown is shooting 39.6% on field goals, 74.1% on free throws, and 32.7% on three-pointers this season.
Brown is 1-9 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games against a team with a winning record. The over is 4-1 in Brown’s last 5 neutral site games. Albany is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games. The under is 6-2 in Albany’s last 8 games.
Brown has struggled on defense this season while Albany has been able to put up a lot of points on the offensive side of the court. Albany is also a very good rebounding team and I expect them to win this one behind a good offensive effort.