Bradley Braves vs. TCU Horned Frogs - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
TCU Horned Frogs (6-4) at Bradley Braves (2-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Carver Arena)
The Line: Bradley Braves -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The TCU Horned Frogs will travel to play the Bradley Braves in a non-conference game on Wednesday.
The Bradley Braves are 2-10 and are coming off of a loss to Boise State by a score of 90-70. Boise State used a late 13-2 run to pull away and grab the victory from Bradley. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye had 17 points and 3 rebounds for Bradley. Antoine Pittman added 15 points and 3 rebounds for the Braves. Bradley was out rebounded by a total of 39-32 and had 10 assists in their defeat. Bradley is averaging 57.8 points per game while giving up 71.7 points per game. Bradley is also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 8.8 assists per game. Donte Thomas is averaging 10 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game, while Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye is averaging 10 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game for Bradley. Bradley is shooting 63.4% on free throws, 25.8% on three-pointers, and 37.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-4 and are coming off of a win against Abilene Christian by a score of 80-69. TCU controlled this game for the most part and was able to withstand a late rally from their opponent for the win. Malique Trent had 24 points and 4 assists for TCU. Devonta Abron added 8 points and 9 rebounds for the Horned Frogs. TCU out rebounded their opponent by a total of 33-32 and had 16 assists in their victory. TCU is averaging 74.4 points per game while giving up 68.2 points per game. TCU is also averaging 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. Vladimir Brodziansky is averaging 14.9 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game, while Malique Trent is averaging 12.9 points per game and 3.7 assists per game for TCU. TCU is shooting 69.6% on free throws, 32.1% on three-pointers, and 45.4% on all field goal attempts.
TCU is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. TCU is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games. The under is 12-3 in TCU’s last 15 non-conference games. Bradley is 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games. Bradley is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Bradley’s last 4 home games.
Bradley is playing very poorly to start the season and will have their hands full in this game. Bradley isn’t even averaging 60 points per game, so their offense will need to improve. TCU has been better to start this season and is averaging almost 75 points per game. TCU also has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. I am picking TCU.