Drake Bulldogs vs. Indiana State Sycamores - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores (7-7) at Drake Bulldogs (5-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Knapp Center)
The Line: Drake Bulldogs -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drake Bulldogs will host the Indiana State Sycamores this Wednesday.
The Drake Bulldogs come into this game with a 5-9 record and are currently 8th in the MVC. Drake has been roughed up lately losing 6 out of their last 7 games. This season the Bulldogs have been led Reed Timmer who is averaging 17.7 points per game and 2.9 rebounds with 2.4 assists. Kale Abrahamson is second on the team with 15.9 points per game and 4.4 rebounds. Drake is in search of a win and will try to get win here at home.
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The Indiana State Sycamores come into this game with a 7-7 record and are currently 6th in the MVC. The Sycamores have won 4 out their last 5 games. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Sycamores has been Devonte Brown who is averaging 14.4 points per game and 4.9 rebounds with 3.4 assists. Brenton Scott is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Indiana State will try to pick up another win on the road here.
Indiana State is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. The Sycamores are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. The Drake Bulldogs are 0-4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Missouri Valley opponents. The Bulldogs are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 home games.
Drake has been beat up lately losing 6 out of their last 7 games. Indiana State on the other hand has been playing much better. I think i will go with the hotter team here. I think Indiana State can win this game outright.