Indiana State vs. Bradley - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bradley Braves (5-25) at Indiana State Sycamores (13-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Hulman Center)
The Line: Indiana State Sycamores -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Bradley Braves and Indiana State Sycamores meet Saturday at the Hulman Center.
The Bradley Braves could use a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Bradley Braves are averaging 55.6 points on 37.9 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye is averaging 9.4 points and three assists while Donte Thomas is averaging 8.9 points and 5.8 rebounds. Luuk van Bree is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Antoine Pittman is dishing 1.2 assists. The Bradley Braves are shooting 27.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Braves are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Bradley Braves have lost five straight road games.
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The Indiana State Sycamores need a win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Indiana State Sycamores are averaging 68.5 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Devonte Brown is averaging 15.5 points and 2.9 assists while Brenton Scott is averaging 15 points and four rebounds. Khristian Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Everett Clemons is dishing three assists. The Indiana State Sycamores are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sycamores are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.6 rebounds per game. The Indiana State Sycamores have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Braves are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Sycamores are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games and 1-10-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
We know the Bradley Braves are a brutal basketball team that's one of the worst in the country. However, Indiana State isn't lighting the world on fire and has actually lost six straight. I'm not laying double-digit points with the Sycamores. The value is with the points here.