Betting on today’s Bears and Tigers game? Catch the action at Jadwin Gymnasium in Princeton, NJ, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 141 points, and Princeton is favored by -12.5 to win at home against Brown.


The Pick: Brown Bears +12.5

This game will be played at Jadwin Gymnasium at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 16th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Princeton winning straight-up, we like Brown at +12.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Brown?

As the Brown Bears get set to take on the Princeton Tigers, they are coming off a loss to Columbia by a score of 83-69. That loss dropped their record to 6-16 overall, and they have lost two straight games.

On the road this season, the Bears have gone just 3-9, and their average scoring margin is -5.7 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone 3-7.

As the underdog this season, Brown has gone 7-6 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-6, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bears are 5-5.

This season, the over/under record for Brown games is 12-9, and today’s line of 141 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (142). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.

The Brown offense is coming off a game in which they scored 69 points vs. Columbia. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.9% while connecting on 9 threes. Offensively, the Bears have a season long field goal percentage of 42%, which is 331st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 303rd in percentage and 190th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Brown defense is giving up an average of 72.5 points per contest. Brown’s three-point defense is currently 125th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.5% of their shots vs. Brown.

Does Princeton Have What it Takes at Home?

Princeton enters this game with a 17-3 overall record, including a 5-2 mark in Ivy League play. The Tigers have won two straight games and are a perfect 6-0 at home this season.

For the year, Princeton is 12-1 in non-conference action and has gone 9-3 on the road. However, the Tigers have been even better at home, as they own an average scoring margin of +13.7 points per game.

As the favorite, Princeton has gone 7-6 vs. the spread this season. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a mark of 4-6.

This season, the over/under record for Princeton games is 7-10-1. Today’s over/under line of 141 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this year (141.1). So far, 9 of their games have finished with more points than 141. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points.

In their previous game, the Tigers’ offense finished with 77 points, which is right in line with their current average of 76.5 points per contest. Leading Princeton in scoring vs. Penn was Xaivian Lee with his 22 points. Caden Pierce also added 17 points for the Tigers.

So far this season, the Princeton defense has been performing well, ranking 25th in the country at 64.7 points allowed per contest. So far, the Princeton defense is giving up an average of 7.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 8.2 times per game (353rd).