South Florida Bulls vs Bradley Braves Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Bradley Braves vs South Florida Bulls Odds
Sun Dome features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host South Florida Bulls and the visiting Bradley Braves in college hoops action on Tuesday.
The Bulls bring a 2-2 record (1-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-0 Braves, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed South Florida go 0-0 so far and the Braves go 0-0.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, South Florida sat as 8-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulls - Braves odds would favor the Bulls if the lines were set according to our power ranks. South Florida is rated No. 57 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Bradley is at No. 321. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 82-69 win for the Braves.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Florida's No. 251-ranked offense, averaging 63.8 PPG, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 109 at 62 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Braves marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bradley owns the country's No. 205-rated mark, allowing 72 points per game on the highway. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 267 in scoring at home.
Bradley was a 79-72 winner in its last match on the road against IUPUI. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Walt Lemon Jr. scored 19 points leading the Braves to a 79-72 victory over IUPUI at IUPUI Gymnasium on Saturday.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 58-53 loser as they battled Western Michigan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite. South Florida got 16 points from Shaun Noriega but lost anyway, 58-53, to Western Michigan on Sunday at Sun Dome.
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 1-1
After playing IUPUI are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Stetson are 3-0
After a loss are 9-1
A few Braves at Bulls trends to consider:
Bradley is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
South Florida is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
South Florida is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Bradley home to Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, November 24
South Florida at Stetson, Monday, November 26