Bradley Braves home to Indiana State Sycamores in NCAA Basketball betting action

Indiana State SycamoresBradley Braves
Feb 16, 2:00 PM | Carver Arena

Indiana State Sycamores vs Bradley Braves Odds

16-9TEAM RECORD14-12

Indiana State pays a visit to Bradley on Saturday, hoping to send the Braves to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Carver Arena.

The Sycamores will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-8-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Braves are 11-11-2 ATS. Indiana State is 12-9 on the totals; Bradley is 10-10.

View Indiana State vs Bradley Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Sycamores were listed as 2-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 261 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Sycamores, who rate No. 82 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-67 victory for the Sycamores.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Bradley's No. 196-ranked offense, averaging 66.6 PPG, against a Sycamores defense that ranks No. 140 at 64.8 PPG. The Braves field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Sycamores marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Defensively, Indiana State features the nation's No. 86-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Bradley, meanwhile, comes in at No. 151 nationally in scoring at home.

Indiana State was a 67-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Indiana State got 21 points from Jake Odum but lost anyway, 67-65, to Missouri State on Tuesday at JQH Arena.

Bradley was a 79-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Bradley was run off the court by the Redbirds on Wednesday as Illinois State routed them 79-59 at Redbird Arena.

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Wichita State are 8-2
After playing Missouri State are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Drake are 1-9
After playing Illinois State are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Sycamores at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Bradley
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games on the road
Indiana State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Indiana State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Bradley
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bradley's last 5 games at home
Bradley is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Indiana State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Bradley's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana State
Bradley is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Indiana State home to Wichita State, Tuesday, February 19
Bradley at Drake, Wednesday, February 20