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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Bradley Braves Underdogs vs Drake Bulldogs

The Bradley Braves host Drake on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-24 mark against the 6-21 Bulldogs in college basketball betting action at Carver Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Drake Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as -1-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Drake Bulldogs vs Bradley Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Drake Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 8-16 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Bradley Braves are 12-14 ATS. Drake Bulldogs are 13-11 on betting the total; Bradley Braves are 9-17.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 306-ranked Bradley Braves and the No. 256-rated Drake Bulldogs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Bradley has the nation's No. 262-rated offensive output, at 55.04 PPG. The visiting Drake Bulldogs defense ranks No. 165 allowing on average 72.89 PPG. The Braves FG% has averaged 37.3% so far, less than the Bradley Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.07% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 16 points from Reed Timmer, but it was Evansville that prevailed in a 80-74 final on Wednesday at Knapp Center.

Bradley got 17 points from Donte Thomas but lost anyway, 71-59, to Southern Illinois on Wednesday at SIU Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Drake is 3-12 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Drake's last 11 games
  • Drake is 7-15-3 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Bradley is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Bradley is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Bradley's last 13 games
  • Bradley is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Drake at Missouri State, Wednesday, February 24th
Bradley at Evansville, Tuesday, February 23rd