Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Bradley Braves - 2/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bradley Braves (4-23) at Southern Illinois Salukis (20-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm (SIU Arena)
The Line: Southern Illinois Salukis -16.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Illinois Salukis will host the Bradley Braves this Wednesday.
The Southern Illinois Salukis come into this game with a 20-7 record and are currently 3rd in the MVC. Southern Illinois has won their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 75-60 win over Drake. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Salukis who is averaging 20.4 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Sean O’Brien is second on the team with 12.1 points per game and 5.8 rebounds.
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The Bradley Braves come into this game with a 4-23 record and are currently 9th in the MVC. The Bradley Braves have lost two out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 75-60 loss to Illinois State. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Braves has been Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye eho is averaging 9.0 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Donte Thomas is second on the team with 8.8 points per game and 5.7 rebounds.
The Bradley Braces are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Braves are 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 road games vs. a tea with a winning home record. Southern Illinois is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Salukis are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing record.
The Southern Illinois Salukis are one of the better teams in the Mountain Valley Conference and will face Bradley Braves one of the worst teams in the Conference. This game will get out of hand from the beginning. Take Southern Illinois to cover this big spread at home.