Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Bradley Braves Odds
Carver Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Bradley Braves and the visiting Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in college hoops action on Saturday.
This season, the Braves are 3-1 overall and 2-1 ATS ATS, while the Skyhawks are 2-3 and 2-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Bradley boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Tennessee-Martin is 0-0.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Braves installed as 12-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Braves sit at No. 321 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Skyhawks sit at No. 337 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Braves will win this game 79-75.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Bradley's No. 101-ranked scoring average of 74 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense rated No. 275 and allowing 71.4 PPG. The Braves FG% has averaged 46.6% to date this season, more than the Skyhawks shooters have managed so far (40.5% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee-Martin owns the country's No. 308-rated mark, allowing 82 points per game on the highway. Bradley, on the other hand, rates No. 122 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Tennessee-Martin was a 92-58 winner at home against Lyon College. The battle between the Skyhawks and Scots didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lyon College was handed a 92-58 defeat on Tuesday at Skyhawk Arena.
Last time out for Bradley, they were an 82-63 loser as they battled South Florida on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Bradley suffered an 82-63 loss against South Florida on Tuesday, getting 13 points from Tyshon Pickett in a losing effort at Sun Dome.
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 2-2
After playing Lyon College are 0-1
After a win are 0-10
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Central Michigan are 1-1
After a loss are 1-9
A few Skyhawks at Braves trends to consider:
Tennessee-Martin is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Bradley is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
Bradley is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
Tennessee-Martin at Memphis, Thursday, November 29
Bradley at Central Michigan, Wednesday, November 28