Braves open as college hoops underdog vs Jaguars
Bradley Braves vs IUPUI Jaguars Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Bradley Braves at IUPUI Gymnasium on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
IUPUI battles the Braves, currently sitting with a 2-0 mark (1-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Jaguars and 0-0 for the Braves.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Jaguars, most recently No. 240 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Braves, who rate No. 321 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 88-65 victory for the Braves.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature IUPUI's No. 270-rated squad against Bradley's No. 208-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, IUPUI rates No. 80 in the country with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 285 nationally with 4 per match.
Defensively, Bradley features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. IUPUI, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Bradley, they were a 78-61 winner as they battled Texas-Pan American at home. The Braves grabbed a 78-61 win over the Broncs on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from Walt Lemon Jr. at Carver Arena.
IUPUI was an 80-66 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Bowling Green. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Jaguars got a 27-point performance from Mitchell Patton, who added 13 rebounds, as IUPUI ran past Bowling Green 80-66 on Tuesday at Crisler Arena.
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Braves at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Bradley's last 5 games on the road
Bradley is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Bradley at South Florida, Tuesday, November 20
IUPUI at North Texas, Monday, November 19