NCAA hoops odds preview - Miss Valley State vs. Bradley
Miss Valley State Delta Devils vs Bradley Braves Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Bradley Braves try to run the Miss Valley State Delta Devils off the court at Carver Arena in college hoops action.
Supporters of the Delta Devils have watched them go 0-6 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Braves are at 7-2 and 6-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Braves are 3-1, while the Delta Devils have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 202 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Delta Devils, who rate No. 300 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-41 victory for the Braves.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Bradley has the nation's No. 83-rated offensive output, at 73.1 PPG. The visiting Delta Devils defense ranks No. 342 allowing on average 81.3 PPG. The Braves FG% has averaged 46.4% so far, more than the Delta Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 30.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Miss Valley State owns the country's No. 326-rated mark, allowing 81.3 points per game on the highway. Bradley, on the other hand, rates No. 186 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Miss Valley State, they were a 70-49 loser as they battled Virginia Tech on the road. Miss Valley State was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Virginia Tech and falling by a 70-49 score at Cassell Coliseum.
Bradley was a 62-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia Southern. They covered the 12-point spread as favorites. Tyshon Pickett scored 17 points leading the Braves to a 62-43 victory over Georgia Southern at Carver Arena on Monday.
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Delta Devils at Braves trends to consider:
Bradley is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Bradley is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Miss Valley State at Georgia Southern, Saturday, December 22
Bradley at Virginia Tech, Saturday, December 22