Drake vs. Bradley - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bradley Braves (8-17) at Drake Bulldogs (7-17)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Knapp Center)
The Line: Drake Bulldogs -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: MC 22
The Drake Bulldogs and the Bradley Braves face off on Wednesday at the Knapp Center in Missouri Valley Conference college basketball.
The Drake Bulldogs are 7-17 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Northern Iowa that ended a three game winning streak. Drake is averaging 59.1 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.4 points and their opponents are shooting 48.8 percent. Gary Ricks Jr. leads the Bulldogs averaging 11 points per game. Reed Timmer is averaging 10.6 points, Jacob Enevold Jensen is averaging 7.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Jordan Daniels is averaging 7.5 points. Drake is 6-6 at home and 4-8 in the MVC.
USA TODAY Sports
The Bradley Braves are 8-17 this season and they are coming off of a win at Evansville that ended a three game losing skid. Bradley is averaging 58.5 points and they are shooting 38.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Warren Jones is averaging 13.9 points per game to lead the Braves. Tramique Sutherland is averaging 11.9 points, Auston Barnes si averaging 10.5 points, and Omari Grier is averaging 8.5 points. Bradley is 1-7 on the road 3-9 in MVC play.
Drake is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 4-11-1 against the spread following a loss, and 1-4-1 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Bradley is 10-23 against the spread in their last 33 road games, 6-18-3 against the spread following a win, and 2-7 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
Drake is playing the overall better basketball right now and look for them to win and cover here.