The Cornell Big Red and Brown Bears meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Cornell Big Red Betting Preview
The Cornell Big Red are averaging 84.8 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Greg Dolan is averaging 13.6 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Nazir Williams is averaging 12.9 points and 3.1 assists. Chris Manon is the third double-digit scorer and Guy Ragland Jr. is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Cornell Big Red are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cornell Big Red are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game.
The Brown Bears Betting Preview
The Brown Bears are averaging 68.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Kino Lilly Jr. is averaging 16.8 points and 2.1 rebounds, while Paxson Wojcik is averaging 13.8 points and 7.1 rebounds. Nana Owusu-Anane is the third double-digit scorer, and Kalu Anya is dishing 1.6 assists. The Brown Bears are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 61.7 percent from the free throw line. The Brown Bears are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.
Cornell vs Brown Trends
The Big Red are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bears are 4-12-2 ATS in their last 18 home games and 12-3-2 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Big Red last 6 overall. The under is 13-6 in Bears last 19 overall. The underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Cornell Big Red have simply been the better team this season, and they don't lose games they're supposed to win, as they win in the favorite role by an average of 11.8 points. Brown is hit or miss, and it loses as an underdog by an average of 4.6 points. We're laying a bucket. Give me Cornell on the road.