Bradley Braves vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Matchup Report

Michigan WolverinesBradley Braves
Dec 1, 4:00 PM | Carver Arena

Michigan Wolverines vs Bradley Braves Odds

6-0TEAM RECORD5-1

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

This season, the Braves are 5-1 overall and 4-1 ATS ATS, while the Wolverines are 6-0 and 5-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Bradley boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Michigan is 3-2.

View Michigan vs Bradley Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Bradley Braves as 12.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 184 and the Wolverines at No. 3 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 92-82 result in favor of the Wolverines.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolverines rank No. 71 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.8 per game. That compares with Bradley’s No. 114 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Bradley is college basketball's No. 324-ranked team at 3.8 per game, while the Wolverines rate No. 30 with 8.3 per game.

Defensively, Michigan features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Bradley, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.

Michigan was a 79-72 winner in its last match at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Michigan got 20 points from Nik Stauskas en route to a 79-72 victory over North Carolina State on Tuesday at Crisler Arena.

Bradley won its last outing, an 82-65 result against Central Michigan on November 28. They covered in that game as a 4-point favorite. Bradley got 17 points from Tyshon Pickett en route to an 82-65 victory over Central Michigan on Wednesday at McGuirk Arena.

Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Western Michigan are 3-2
After playing North Carolina State are 1-1
After a win are 8-2

Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing George Washington are 3-0
After playing Central Michigan are 0-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Wolverines at Braves trends to consider:
Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games on the road
Bradley is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Bradley is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games at home
Bradley is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Michigan home to Western Michigan, Tuesday, December 4
Bradley home to George Washington, Tuesday, December 4

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