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Bradley Braves visit Indiana State Sycamores in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Bradley BravesIndiana State Sycamores
6-10January 11, 2014, 01:05 | Hulman Center12-3



Hulman Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Indiana State Sycamores and the visiting Bradley Braves in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Braves will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-10-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Sycamores are 7-6 ATS. Bradley is 1-11 against the total, while Indiana State is 7-4 versus the number.

View Bradley Braves vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Indiana State in this one found them as -13-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

This game matches up the No. 56 (Sycamores) and the No. 290 (Braves) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Bradley was a 68-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. The Braves wasted a 25-point performance from Walt Lemon, Jr. in losing to Missouri State 68-65 on Wednesday at Carver Arena.

In their last action, Indiana State was a 77-73 winner on the road against Drake. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. The Sycamores grabbed a 77-73 win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday, behind a 16-point effort from Manny Arop at Knapp Center.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Indiana State's No. 52-ranked scoring average of 78.13 PPG, against a Braves defense rated No. 96 and allowing 67.75 PPG. The Sycamores FG% has averaged 49.28% to date this season, more than the Braves shooters have managed so far (43.21% per game).

A few Braves at Sycamores trends to consider:
Bradley is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
Bradley is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
Bradley is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Bradley is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Indiana State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Indiana State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Indiana State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Indiana State is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games when playing Bradley


Next up:
Bradley at Wichita State, Tuesday, January 14th
Indiana State at Missouri State, Wednesday, January 15th

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