Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Catamounts versus the Bears? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Pizzitola Sports Center in Providence, RI. The Catamounts are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Bears. The over/under for the game is set at 134.5 points.
VERMONT CATAMOUNTS VS BROWN BEARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Brown Bears +4
This game will be played at Pizzitola Sports Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 2nd.
WHY BET THE BROWN BEARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-70 in favor of the Bears.
- Not only will Brown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Does Vermont Have A Chance at Pizzitola Sports Center?
The Catamounts will enter today’s game with a 9-5 record, having recently lost to Miami (OH) by a score of 70-69. In away games, the Catamounts have a 3-4 record, while they have a 4-1 record at home. As Vermont enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 4-8. Looking at their performance in the past five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.
After 14 games, Vermont has an over/under record of 4-7-1, with their games averaging a combined 136.2 points per game so far. The Catamounts have an over/under record of 0-2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 135 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Vermont offense ended with 69 points against Miami (OH). They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Aaron Deloney with 13 points. Matt Veretto also added 12 points for the Catamounts.
Coming into today’s game, the Vermont defense is giving up an average of 64.6 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Vermont’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 28.5% this season.
Will Brown Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?
As they prepare for their 15th game of the season, Brown has a record of 4-10. If they win today, Brown will have a chance to even out their road record, which is currently 1-2. As Brown prepares to face Vermont, their ATS record stands at 5-8. Over their last ten games, Brown is 1-4 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through 14 games, Brown has an over/under record of 6-7-0, with their games averaging 140.5 points per game on average. The Bears have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 133 points per game.
The Brown offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 65 points versus Stony Brook. During the game, they attempted 26 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 37.1%. Kino Lilly Jr. is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 19.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Nana Owusu-Anane brings a PPG average of 13.9 into the game.
The Bears’ defense is presently ranked 152nd nationally, allowing an average of 71.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Stony Brook, the Seawolves finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 69 points vs. Brown.