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Ball State Cardinals Visit Bradley Braves in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Bradley and Ball State on Friday, with the host Braves trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Bradley Braves as -1-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Ball State Cardinals vs Bradley Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Ball State Cardinals have watched them go 7-23 and 11-15 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Bradley Braves are at 9-24 and 9-19-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bradley Braves are 9-16, while the Ball State Cardinals have a 11-9 mark.

This game puts the Bradley Braves, most recently No. 227 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Ball State Cardinals, who rate No. 272 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Bradley's No. 253-ranked offense, averaging 57.03 PPG, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 192 at 69 PPG. The Braves field goal percentage has averaged 37.59% so far, less than the Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.37% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bo Calhoun scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Cardinals to a win (they lost 88-75 to Bowling Green at Stroh Center on Monday).

Bradley was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Northern Iowa and falling by a 71-46 score at Scottrade Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ball State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Ball State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Ball State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Bradley is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Bradley is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Bradley's last 9 games
  • Bradley is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State home to Eastern Illinois, Monday, November 16th
Bradley at Arizona, Monday, November 16th