Drake vs. Bradley - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bradley Braves (3-19) at Drake Bulldogs (5-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm (Knapp Center)
The Line: Drake Bulldogs -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drake Bulldogs and the Bradley Braves face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Drake Bulldogs are 5-16 this season and they have lost their last nine games. Drake is averaging 69.1 points and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.6 percent. Reed Timmer leads the Bulldogs averaging 17.5 points per game. Kale Abrahamson is averaging 12.9 points, Graham Woodward is averaging 11.3 points, and Jacob Enevold is averaging 5.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. Drake is 3-6 at home and 0-9 in MVC conference games.
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The Bradley Braves are 3-19 this season and they have lost 10 of their last 11 games. Bradley is averaging 53.4 points per game and they are shooting 36.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44 percent. Donte Thomas is averaging 8.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Ronnie Suggs is averaging 8.3 points, Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye is averaging 7.9 points, and Luuk van Bree is averaging 7.6 points. Bradley is 1-7 on the road and 1-8 in MVC conference games.
Drake is 1-6 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 1-8 against the spread in their last nine games, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five home games. Bradley is 15-34-2 against the spread in their last 51 road games, 3-10 against the spread following a loss, and 18-37-1 against the spread in their last 56 games. The favorite has covered the point spread in seven of the last 10 meetings of these two teams.
This is the worst game of the day and no way I am laying points with Drake so I will take the points with Bradley.