Brown vs Yale Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/17/24

Yale (20-9) vs Brown (13-17)

Game Info: Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Francis S. Levien Gymnasium)

Betting Odds: Yale -7.5 -- Over/Under: 133.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a Brown Bears vs Yale Bulldogs betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Sunday, March 17th at the Levien Gym. We will take a look at: 

-The Brown Bears recent form and recent player performance

-The Yale Bulldogs recent form and recent player performance

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between Brown and Yale.

What a win on Saturday for Brown

Brown was the four seed in the Ivy League tournament, but they were able to knock off the Princeton Tigers on Sunday. At halftime, they were up 44-31 and even though the defense gave up 50 points in the second half they were still able to win. Kino Lilly Jr had a strong game putting up 27 points, 10 assists, and three rebounds. Brown is averaging 71.1 points while their defense is giving up 71.9 points per game. Kino Lilly Jr has been the top player for Brown this season averaging 18.4 points while shooting 38.6 percent from the field. 

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Yale Dominated on Saturday

Yale faced off against Cornell on Saturday and they dominated the game. Yale put up 6i points, but even better was the defense giving up only 57 points and that was enough for the victory. Danny Wolf was the top player for Yale, putting up 19 points, 10 rebounds, and one assist. Yale is averaging 75.6 points, while their defense is giving up 66.8 points per game. Danny Wolf has been the top player this season, averaging 14.4 points while shooting 48.5 percent from the field. 

Yale Bulldogs Team Facts

  • Yale has won 10 of its last 11 games at Schiller Court at Levien Gymnasium.
  • Sixteen of the last 18 games between Brown and Yale have produced a total of 134+ points.
  • Yale has won the first half in each of its last 12 games against Brown.

Brown Bears Team Facts

  • Brown has won each of its last seven games.
  • Each of Brown's last 15 day games against the Ivy League have produced a total of 142+ points.
  • Brown has won the first half in seven of its last eight games against the Ivy League.

Matchup/League Facts

  • Yale ranks 13th among Division 1 teams for turnovers per game this season (9.5).
  • Yale ranks 17th among Division 1 teams for turnover percentage this season (12.3%).

Brown vs Yale Betting Prediction

A lot of Brown’s close losses have been close, and they have to have a ton of confidence after what they were able to do in the last game. Brown got out to a fast start, putting up 44 points, and they are going to do something similar here with the offense. Yale’s defense is going to struggle to slow Brown. Look for another big game from Lilly Jr and Brown is going to cover the spread.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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