Check out our free Cornell vs Brown pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Providence. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Cornell vs Brown Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Big Red vs Bears Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Cornell Big Red at Brown Bears
- Where: Providence at Pizzitola Sports Center
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Cornell -2, CORNEL -135 | BROWN +111 O/U 156.5
Big Red Preview:
The Cornell Big Red head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 15-7. So far, the Big Red have played 12 games on the road, with a record of 6-6. This season, Cornell has been favored to win in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 11-2. For today’s contest, Cornell has a betting line set -2 points in their favor.
Cornell’s leading scorer this season is Greg Dolan, who is averaging 13.64 points per contest. So far, Dolan has accounted for 16.09% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.77 rebounds per game and 3.95 assists. Chris Manon is the second leading scorer for the Big Red, averaging 11.5 points per game. Between him and Manon, they are accounting for 29.7% of the team’s scoring.
Cornell comes into today’s matchup vs Brown, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 79.2 points per game. Through 22 games, they have hit 46.7% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Big Red have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 241st in possessions per game.
The Brown Bears head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 12-10. So far this season, Brown has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-4. For the season, Brown has been the underdog in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 4-10. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bears being +2 point underdogs.
Brown will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kino Lilly Jr. who is averaging 16.77 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 44.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.77 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.
Free Spread Prediction: Cornell Big Red -2
Leading into this matchup, the Cornell Big Red are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -2. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Big Red’s shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Cornell has a field goal percentage of 46.7, good for 65th in college basketball. In addition, look for the team to add to their trend of covering the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road matchups, they are 6-4 vs the spread.