The Princeton Tigers will face the Brown Bears in an Ivy League conference matchup on Friday night. The Tigers are 16-7 for the season and sit in second place in the Ivy League standings.
The Bears are 13-10 for the season and are one position behind tonight’s opponent. This should be a mouthwatering clash as the conference games near their end.
Brown vs Princeton (Ivy League) Betting Odds
|Brown Bears||+230||+6.5 (-110)||Oaver 143 (-110)|
|Princeton Tigers||-280||-6.5 (-110)||Under 143 (-110)|
Brown vs Princeton Match Details
Fixture: Brown Bears at Princeton Tigers
Date and Time: Friday, February 17 at 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Jadwin Gym, Princeton, New Jersey
Brown vs Princeton Key Stats
The Brown Bears are 4-1 in their last five games and have covered the spread in four of those contests. In their most recent win agains the Cornell Big Red, Kino Lilly Jr. scored 23 points while Dan Friday scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out seven assists. The Bears have been struggling on either end of the court and have had vast inconsistencies in their gameplays.
Brown is averaging 68.8 points per game on 44.3% shooting and giving up 67.3 points on 43.7% FG shooting. The Bears are shooting 35.4% from the three-point line and 61.8% from the free-throw line. They have been shorthanded in the rebounding department. Nana Owusu-Anane is leading the charge in rebounds, steals, and blocks averages per game.
The second-highest scoring offence in the Ivy League entering this game belongs to the Princeton Tigers. In terms of field goal % and three-point field goal percentage, the Tigers are third and fourth, respectively, in the league. When it comes to fewest turnovers per game, they are tied for third in the conference.
The Tigers are now fourth in scoring defence on the defensive end. They rank sixth in three-point defense and fourth in opponent field goal percentage. In terms of overall rebounds, Princeton leads the Ivy League and comes in second for offensive rebounds.
Princeton vs Brown (Ivy League) Betting Prediction
The Tigers should have an invigorating time in front of their fans on Friday night. Princeton will rely on their fast breakaways and their decent FG percentage to command authority over the Bears.
Brown has a decent perimeter defense, but the Tigers have been simply unreal with their three-point shooting. Take the home team to rally behind the crowd and cover the spread in this one.
Pick: Princeton Tigers -6.5 (-110)