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Bradley Braves visit Drexel Dragons in NCAAB hoops battle

Bradley BravesDrexel Dragons
Dec 17, 4:00 PM | John A. Daskalakis Center

Bradley Braves vs Drexel Dragons Odds

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Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Bradley when they take on the Dragons on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Dragons currently sports a 4-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Braves are 5-4 and 2-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dragons produce a 3-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Braves have gone 3-4 against the number.

View Bradley vs Drexel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Dragons installed as 9.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 143-rated Dragons and the No. 152-ranked Braves, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-60 result in favor of the Dragons.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Drexel's No. 306 nationally ranked offense (60.4 points per game) against a Braves defense that sits as the No. 156 at 65.8 PPG. The Dragons have been averaging 39.5% from the field, less than the Braves have managed so far this season (44.1% on average).

Defensively, Bradley features the nation's No. 96-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 337 nationally in scoring at home.

Bradley was a 67-66 winner in its last match on the road against George Washington. They covered the 6.5–point spread as underdogs. Bradley earned a 67-66 victory over George Washington on Thursday, getting 22 points from Walt Lemon at Charles E. Smith Center.

Drexel won its last outing, a 71-58 result against Niagara on December 13. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Chris Fouch scored 24 points leading the Dragons to a 71-58 victory over Niagara at Gallagher Center on Tuesday.

Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Western Carolina are 1-1
After playing George Washington are 0-2
After a win are 5-5

Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Binghamton are 0-1
After playing Niagara are 2-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bradley's last 5 games on the road
Bradley is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Drexel is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Drexel's last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Drexel's last 11 games at home
Drexel is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Bradley home to Western Carolina, Tuesday, December 20
Drexel at Binghamton, Thursday, December 22

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