Check out our free Brown vs Dartmouth pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Hanover. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Brown vs Dartmouth Pick & Preview: Friday, February 3rd Betting Odds
Bears vs Big Green Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Brown Bears at Dartmouth Big Green
- Where: Hanover at Edward Leede Arena
- Date: Friday, February 3rd
- Betting Odds: Brown -1, BROWN -119 | DART -104 O/U 139.0
Brown will take the floor against the Big Green with an overall record of 10-10. So far, the Bears have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 4-6. This season, Brown has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 7-0. For today’s contest, Brown has a betting line set -1 points in their favor.
Brown will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kino Lilly Jr. who is averaging 16.25 points per game for the Bears. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bears’ offensive game plan is the play of Paxson Wojcik who has hit 44.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.25 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Brown this season, as they are currently ranked 206th in college basketball at 71.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bears’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.3%, placing them 395th in the NCAA.
Big Green Preview:
Dartmouth heads into this matchup having played 21 games and have an overall record sitting at 8-13. So far this season, Dartmouth has played 8 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-3. For the season, Dartmouth has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 4-11. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Big Green being +1 point underdogs.
Demilade Adelekun comes into today’s game as the Big Green’s leading scorer at 12.7 points per contest. Not only has Adelekun been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Dartmouth’s top rebounder at 7.05 boards per contest. Behind Adelekun, the team has benefited from the strong play of Ryan Cornish, who is second on the team in scoring at 13.26 points per game. Overall, he has hit 43.7% of his shots and is adding 3.95 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Dartmouth this season, as they are currently ranked 236th in college basketball at 70.1 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Big Green’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.6%, placing them 204th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Brown Bears -1
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Brown Bears to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1 point betting favorites. Although Brown as a team is just 259th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Big Green’s defense. In addition, the Bears have made bettors money who have taken them to cover on the road, as they are 7-3 (last 10). At -1 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Bears to come out on top and cover.