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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Missouri State Bears in Battle with Bradley Braves

The Missouri State Bears will try to cover the point spread at JQH Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Bradley Braves in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Missouri State Bears betting line as -11-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Bradley Braves vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears are 13-7 so far on the season, and 7-10 ATS vs the number. The Bradley Braves, meanwhile, are 8-12 and 8-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Missouri State go 12-5 and the Bradley Braves go 10-8 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 92 (Missouri State) and the No. 307 (Bradley) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Missouri State's No. 132-ranked scoring average of 75 PPG, against a Bradley Braves defense rated No. 137 and allowing 71.4 PPG. The Missouri State Bears FG% has averaged 45.58% to date this season, more than the Bradley Braves shooters have managed so far (43.27% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bradley was run off the court by the Redbirds on Wednesday as Illinois State routed them 69-49 at Carver Arena.

The Bears got a 26-point performance from Alize Johnson, who added 26 rebounds, as Missouri State ran past Indiana State 73-68 on Wednesday at Hulman Center.

Betting Trends
  • Bradley is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Bradley is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bradley's last 6 games
  • Bradley is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Missouri State's last 7 games
  • Missouri State is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Bradley at Loyola-Chicago, Wednesday, January 25th
Missouri State at Drake, Tuesday, January 24th