Bradley Braves vs. Delaware Blue Hens - 11/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (1-0) at Bradley Braves (1-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Carver Arena)
The Line: Bradley Braves -6.5 -- Over/Under: 135 See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens will travel to play the Bradley Braves in a non-conference game on Sunday.
The Bradley Braves are 1-0 this season after beating Illinois Springfield by a score of 70-55 in their first game on the season. Bradley led by 13 points at halftime and was able to hang on for the win in the second half. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye led Bradley with 12 points and 5 rebounds, while JoJo McGlaston added 10 points and 5 rebounds. Bradley shot 47.3% on field goals, while shooting 45% on three pointers in this game. Bradley forced 24 turnovers, but did commit 19 turnovers on their own. Bradley was out rebounded by a total of 43-33, but was able to add 11 assists in their win.
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The Delaware Blue Hens are 1-0 this season after defeating Golden-Beacom by a score of 64-56 in their first game. Delaware led by 11 points at halftime and was able to survive the comeback attempt in the second half. Cazmon Hayes led Delaware with 16 points and 7 rebounds, while Eric Carter added 14 points and 15 rebounds. Delaware shot 41.3% on field goals, while shooting 31.3% on three pointers in this game. Delaware out rebounded their opponent by a total of 48-25 and was able to add 10 assists in their win. Delaware also won the turnover battle by a total of 19-7.
Delaware is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games. The under is 5-2 in Delaware’s last 7 games. Bradley is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the CAA. The under is 19-7 in Bradley’s last 26 non-conference games.
Delaware was able to survive a scare in their opening game, while Bradley was able to win by double digits. Both of these teams opened up their season against lower tier competition, so it is tough to know what these teams bring to the table. With Bradley being at home and looking like the better team, I am taking them.