Bradley Braves vs. Missouri State Bears - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri State Bears (6-11) at Bradley Braves (3-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Carver Arena)
The Line: Bradley Braves -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Missouri State Bears will travel to play the Bradley Braves in a MVC game on Saturday.
The Bradley Braves are 3-15 (1-4) and are coming off of a win against Loyola (CHI) by a score of 54-53. Before this win, Bradley had lost 6 games in a row, 5 of which were by double digits. Bradley is averaging 54.3 points per game while giving up 70.2 points per game. Bradley is also averaging 33.9 rebounds per game and 8.4 assists per game. Donte Thomas is averaging 8.6 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game for Bradley. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye is averaging 8.5 points per game and 2.4 assists per game for the Braves. Bradley is shooting 66.2% on free throws, 25.7% on three-pointers, and 36.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Missouri State Bears are 6-11 (2-3) and are coming off of a loss to Wichita State by a score of 78-62. Missouri State has lost 5 of their last 7 games, with wins coming against Loyola (CHI) and Northern Iowa. Missouri State is averaging 66 points per game while giving up 71.8 points per game. Missouri State is also averaging 35.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game. Dequon Miller is averaging 12.4 points per game and 2.8 assists per game for Missouri State. Camyn Boone is averaging 12.1 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game for the Bears. Missouri State is shooting 66.7% on free throws, 29% on three-pointers, and 41.4% on all field goal attempts.
Missouri State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. Missouri State is 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 conference games. The under is 7-0 in Missouri State’s last 7 Saturday games. Bradley is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Bradley is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The under is 6-1 in Bradley’s last 7 home games. Missouri State is 5-0-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Bradley has played very poorly this season, getting blown out by numerous teams. Bradley also has trouble scoring and is a poor rebounding team. I am going with Missouri State here.