Brown College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Columbia – February 25, 2023

Posted on February 25, 2023

The Brown Bears (13-12, 6-6 Ivy League) visit the Columbia Lions (7-20, 2-10 Ivy League) in a matchup of Ivy League rivals at Levien Gymnasium, beginning at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

Saturday’s matchup between the Bears and the Lions features the Bears as healthy 9.5-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is set at 148.5.

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Brown Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Columbia

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Where: Levien Gymnasium in East New York, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Spread Favorite: Brown -9.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Brown -486
  • Moneyline Underdog: Columbia +363
  • Over/Under: 148.5 points

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Brown Betting Trends

  • The Bears are 15-9-1 ATS this season.
  • Brown has been favored by 9.5 points or more two times this season, and covered the spread in one of those matchups.
  • The Bears have been listed as the favorite eight times this season and have come away with a win in all of those games.
  • Brown has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -486.
  • Bears games have gone over the point total 10 out of 25 times this season.
  • Brown’s games this season have featured more combined points than this contest’s total of 148.5 points four times.
  • The Bears have had an average of 137.4 points in their games this season, 11.1 fewer than this matchup’s total.

Brown Top Performers

Kino Lilly Jr. 25 16.8 2.0 2.4 1.0 0.0 2.9
Paxson Wojcik 25 14.2 7.1 3.1 1.2 0.0 2.2
Nana Owusu-Anane 23 10.6 8.5 2.3 1.5 1.3 0.2
Kalu Anya 18 8.2 6.2 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.2
Dan Friday 17 7.2 3.0 2.8 1.2 0.2 0.2

Brown Season Stats

  • Brown averages 68.8 points per game (258th in college basketball) while giving up 68.6 per outing (138th in college basketball). It has a +4 scoring differential overall.
  • The Bears are 164th in the country at 33.2 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.8 their opponents average.
  • With 74.2 points per game in Ivy League contests, the Bears are posting 5.4 more points per game in conference games compared to their overall average (68.8 PPG).
  • With 74.3 points per game allowed in Ivy League tilts, Brown is surrendering 5.7 more points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (68.6 PPG allowed).
  • Looking at three-pointers, the Bears’ offense has been more effective in Ivy League contests this year, making 8.7 threes per contest and connecting on 37.3% of their shots from beyond the arc, compared to their season average of 8.2 threes per game with a 35.2% three-point percentage.
  • Brown is averaging 72.1 points per game this year at home, which is 6.0 more points than it is averaging in away games (66.1).
  • The Bears give up 68.5 points per game in home games this season, compared to 68.6 when playing on the road.

Brown Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/3/2023 Dartmouth W 73-61 Away -1.5
2/4/2023 Harvard W 68-65 Away +4
2/11/2023 Cornell W 80-66 Home +2
2/17/2023 Princeton L 78-67 Away +6.5
2/18/2023 Pennsylvania L 90-69 Away +4.5
2/25/2023 Columbia Away -9.5
3/4/2023 Yale Home

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Columbia Betting Trends

  • Columbia has compiled a 9-15-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Lions have an ATS record of 3-7-1 when playing as at least 9.5-point underdogs this season.
  • Columbia has entered the game as underdogs 24 times this season and won four, or 16.7%, of those games.
  • The Lions have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +363 odds on them winning this game.
  • Columbia’s games have hit the over 11 out of 25 times this season.
  • The Lions have played 10 games this season that have gone over 148.5 combined points scored.
  • The average over/under for Columbia’s outings this season is 142.4, 6.1 fewer points than this game’s point total.

Columbia Top Performers

Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa 27 13.5 5.8 2.3 1.4 0.1 2.4
Avery Brown 27 9.5 2.2 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.9
Zinou Bedri 27 8.2 4.1 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.3
Zavian McLean 24 6.9 2.6 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.5
Liam Murphy 14 6.6 2.9 0.9 0.5 0.2 1.3

Columbia Season Stats

  • The Lions put up 67.4 points per game (290th in college basketball) while giving up 75.0 per contest (312th in college basketball). They have a -206 scoring differential and have been outscored by 7.6 points per game.
  • Columbia comes up short in the rebound battle by an average of 4.7 boards. It records 33.3 rebounds per game (160th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 38.0.
  • In conference action, the Lions are averaging fewer points (66.3 per game) than they are overall (67.4) in 2022-23.
  • In Ivy League games, Columbia has given up 6.3 more points per game (81.3) than overall (75.0) in 2022-23.
  • The Lions drain fewer 3-pointers in Ivy League action (7.4 per game) than overall (7.6), and have a lower 3-point percentage in conference games (29.0%) than overall (30.7%).
  • In 2022-23 Columbia is scoring 5.8 more points per game at home (70.2) than on the road (64.4).
  • The Lions are giving up fewer points at home (71.4 per game) than away (78.9).

Columbia Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/3/2023 Pennsylvania L 74-65 Away +14
2/4/2023 Princeton L 88-66 Away +16.5
2/11/2023 Yale L 99-68 Away +19.5
2/17/2023 Harvard L 83-65 Home +10.5
2/18/2023 Dartmouth W 71-65 Home +5
2/25/2023 Brown Home +9.5
3/4/2023 Cornell Away

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