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Princeton vs Brown Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds

Tigers vs Bears Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Princeton Tigers at Brown Bears
  • Where: Providence at Pizzitola Sports Center
  • Date: Saturday, January 14th
  • Betting Odds: Princeton -4, PRNCE -190 | BROWN +154 O/U 134.5

Tigers Preview:

The Princeton will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 4 game win streak and have an overall record of 12-4. So far, the Tigers have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 5-2. This season, Princeton has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 9-3. For today’s contest, Princeton has a betting line set -4 points in their favor.

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Tosan Evbuomwan comes into today’s game as the Tigers’ leading scorer at 12.62 points per contest. Not only has Evbuomwan been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Princeton’s top rebounder at 6.31 boards per contest. Behind Evbuomwan, the team has benefited from the strong play of Ryan Langborg, who is second on the team in scoring at 12.5 points per game. Overall, he has hit 40.7% of his shots and is adding 3.5 boards per game.

Through 16 games, Princeton has been playing well on offense, averaging 79.9 points per game. Even though the team has been methodical with their pace, the Tigers’ shooters have been hot from outside, hitting 38.8% of their shots per game. This strong shooting percentage has equated to an average of 10.97 made 3’s per contest.

Bears Preview:

Brown will take the floor against the Tigers with an overall record of 8-8. Currently, the Bears have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 4-4. So far, the Bears have been the underdog 10 times, going 2-8 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.

Brown will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kino Lilly Jr. who is averaging 15.06 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 41.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.62 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: Princeton Tigers -4

Leading into this matchup, the Princeton Tigers are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -4. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Tigers’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Princeton has a field goal percentage of 48.8, good for 23rd 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 6-3-1 vs the spread.

 


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