Bradley Braves vs. Loyola of Chicago Ramblers - 2/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers (11-13) at Bradley Braves (4-21)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Carver Arena)
The Line: Bradley Braves +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers will travel to play the Bradley Braves in a MVC game on Wednesday.
The Bradley Braves are 4-21 (2-10) and are coming off of a win against Indiana State by a score of 63-58. Bradley has lost 6 of their last 7 games and is currently 9th in the MVC standings. Bradley defeated Loyola by a score of 54-53 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Bradley is averaging 55.2 points per game while giving up 70 points per game. Bradley is also averaging 32.9 rebounds per game and 8.9 assists per game. Donte Thomas is averaging 9 points per game and 5.3 rebounds per game for Bradley. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye is averaging 8.6 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game for the Braves. Bradley is shooting 68% on free throws, 27.7% on three-pointers, and 37.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers are 11-13 (4-8) and are coming off of a win against Southern Illinois by a score of 73-59. Loyola has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 8th in the MVC standings. Loyola also has conference wins against Indiana State, Northern Iowa, and Drake. Loyola is averaging 64.7 points per game while giving up 65.4 points per game. Loyola is also averaging 29.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game. Montel James is averaging 12.4 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game for Loyola. Milton Doyle is averaging 11.5 points per game and 3.2 assists per game for the Ramblers. Loyola is shooting 74.6% on free throws, 35% on three-pointers, and 43.8% on all field goal attempts.
Loyola is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Loyola is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The over is 5-1 in Loyola’s last 6 games. Bradley is 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 conference games. The under is 5-2 in Bradley’s last 7 games following an ATS win. The under is 7-1 in these two teams last 8 meetings.
Bradley has been very bad this season, but does have a win against Loyola. Bradley really struggles on offense, but has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. Loyola has looked better in their recent games and I like them to win this one.