Saturday, January 23, 2016
Pizzitola Sports Center
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The Yale Bulldogs travel to Pizzitola Sports Center to play the Brown Bears on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Yale as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 10-5 and a road record of 3-5. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3. The Bears have an overall record of 5-10 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Makai Mason comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Justin Sears averages 16 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Yale. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Cedric Kuakumensah averages 13.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Tavon Blackmon averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Yale averages 72.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 14.8 per game. The Bulldogs allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in the Division 1.
Brown averages 74.6 points per game this year which ranks them 132nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 206th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 168th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 152nd and 35th respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 196th with 13.1 per game. The Bears allow 78 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 289th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 205th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.4 rebounds a game which ranks 332nd and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the nation. The Bears force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in college basketball.
Yale Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Yale Bulldogs are 2-4 against the spread
The Yale Bulldogs are 3-3 against the over/under
Brown Bears Betting Trends
The Brown Bears are 4-4 against the spread
The Brown Bears are 5-3 against the over/under
Yale Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brown Bears Injuries
01/01/16 G Corey Daugherty Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Yale
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