College Insider Tournament - Bradley Braves vs Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs Bradley Braves Odds
Bradley will look to improve on its 16-16 record on Wednesday when they host Wisc-Green Bay in NCAA basketball odds action at Carver Arena.
The Phoenix will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 17-13-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Braves are 13-15-2 ATS. Wisc-Green Bay is 8-18 on the totals; Bradley is 14-12.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Bradley sat as 1-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 274 and the Phoenix at No. 126 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-65 result in favor of the Phoenix.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Bradley's No. 190 nationally ranked offense (66.9 points per game) against a Phoenix defense that sits as the No. 72 at 62.6 PPG. The Braves have been averaging 43.6% from the field, less than the Phoenix have managed so far this season (43.8% on average).
Defensively, Wisc-Green Bay features the nation's No. 148-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.5 points per game. Bradley, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisc-Green Bay was a 70-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Valparaiso. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs. Keifer Sykes chucked in a team-high 31 points for Wisc-Green Bay on Saturday, but they still came up short in losing 70-69 at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Bradley was an 81-66 loser in its last match at home against Drake. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Braves endured an 81-66 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Thursday, despite a 15-point effort from Jake Eastman at Scottrade Center.
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Valparaiso are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Drake are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Phoenix at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bradley's last 6 games
Bradley is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Bradley is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games