|Game||Penn Quakers vs Brown Bears|
|Date & Time||Friday February 14, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Palestra Philadelphia, PA
PENN -7 O/U 144
The Brown Bears are set to visit The Palestra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for an Ivy League clash against the Penn Quakers. The Brown Bears come into this matchup with an 11-8 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Harvard Crimson, 72-71. Leading the way for the Brown Bears was senior guard Brandon Anderson as he recorded 22 points and 4 rebounds. Junior forward Tamenang Choh had a productive outing for the Bears as he pitched in 17 points and 6 rebounds.
The Brown Bears had a solid shooting game against the Harvard Crimson as they connected on 20 of their 47 field goal attempts (42.6%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (30.8%). The Brown Bears lost the turnover battle against the Harvard Crimson (15-14), but they edged out the Crimson in the rebounding department (34-33).
The Penn Quakers come into this matchup with a 12-7 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent road game against the Cornell Big Red, 79-73. Leading the way for the Penn Quakers was senior guard Devon Goodman as he recorded 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals. Freshman forward Max Martz had a productive outing for the Quakers as he pitched in 17 points and 7 rebounds.
The Penn Quakers had a good shooting game against the Cornell Big Red as they connected on 30 of their 56 field goal attempts (53.6%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (26.1%). The Penn Quakers were even with the Cornell Big Red in the turnover battle (7-7), but they were edged out by the Big Red in the rebounding department (32-31).
Recent Betting Trends
- Brown are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Pennsylvania.
- The total has gone OVER in 9 of Brown's last 12 games this season.
- Pennsylvania are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pennsylvania's last 6 games.
The Brown Bears have been great in conference play this season as they have won 4 straight games which puts them at 4-2, and they will meet with the hottest team in the Ivy League as Penn has rattled off 5 straight wins. The Bears have one of the top players in the conference with senior guard Brandon Anderson as he is averaging 17.9 PPG, but he has been supplemented nicely by Tamenang Choh as he is averaging 15.7 PPG and 8.8 RPG in 6 conference games. The Penn Quakers have been solid on the defensive side of the court in Ivy League games as they rank 3rd in points allowed (66.5 PPG), and that will be a test for the scoring duo for Brown. The Quakers have a productive duo themselves with AJ Brodeur and Devon Goodman, but their defense will be the difference in this one. Expect Brown to keep this game close with their experienced lineup, but Penn is solid at home and will win this game by a small margin. Final Score Prediction, Penn Quakers win but fail to cover ATS 74-71.