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Bradley Braves vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds
Hulman Center will host Indiana State Sycamores vs. Bradley Braves action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Supporters of the Braves have watched them go 10-5 and 8-4-1 ATS on the year, while the Sycamores are at 9-5 and 8-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Sycamores are 7-3, while the Braves have a 4-5 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Sycamores as 6-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 110-rated Bradley taking on the No. 68-rated Sycamores in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-68 win for the Braves on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana State's No. 173-ranked offense, averaging 68 PPG, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 83 at 61.7 PPG. The Sycamores field goal percentage has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Braves marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bradley owns the country's No. 113-rated mark, allowing 67 points per game on the highway. Indiana State, on the other hand, rates No. 129 in scoring at home.
Bradley was a 69-63 loser in their most recent outing at home against Wichita State. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Bradley suffered a 69-63 loss against Wichita State on Sunday, getting 15 points from Dyricus Simms-Edwards in a losing effort at Carver Arena.
Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 79-66 loser as they battled Creighton on the road. They covered in the match as a 14.5-point underdog. The Sycamores endured a 79-66 loss at the hands of the Bluejays on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Manny Arop at CenturyLink Center.
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Northern Iowa are 3-7
After playing Wichita State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Southern Illinois are 5-5
After playing Creighton are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Braves at Sycamores trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bradley's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Bradley is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Bradley is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Indiana State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Indiana State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Bradley
Indiana State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Bradley
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana State's last 5 games when playing at home against Bradley
Bradley at Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 12
Indiana State at Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 12