Saturday, January 16, 2016
Payne Whitney Gymnasium
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The Brown Bears travel to Payne Whitney Gymnasium to play the Yale Bulldogs on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Yale as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 5-9 and a road record of 1-6. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Cedric Kuakumensah comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Tavon Blackmon averages 11.9 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Brown. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Justin Sears averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Makai Mason averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Brown averages 75.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 112th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 176th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 172nd in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 131st and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 153rd with 12.7 per game. The Bears allow 78.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 143rd and 172nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.3 rebounds a game which ranks 331st and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in the Division 1.
Yale averages 72.1 points per game this year which ranks them 177th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 130th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 178th in the nation. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 301st with 14.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 53rd and 47th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in college basketball.
Brown Bears Betting Trends
The Brown Bears are 3-4 against the spread
The Brown Bears are 4-3 against the over/under
Yale Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Yale Bulldogs are 2-3 against the spread
The Yale Bulldogs are 2-3 against the over/under
Brown Bears Injuries
01/01/16 G Corey Daugherty Concussion out indefinitely
Yale Bulldogs Injuries
01/15/16 F Justin Sears Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Brown
01/15/16 G Landon Russell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Brown
Josh's Pick: Take Brown
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