The Missouri State Bears and Bradley Braves meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Carver Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Missouri State Bears Betting Preview
The Missouri State Bears are averaging 65.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 63.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Donovan Clay is averaging 11.4 points and 5.7 rebounds, while Chance Moore is averaging 11.2 points and 3.8 rebounds. Alston Mason is grabbing 1.8 rebounds and Jonathan Mogbo is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Missouri State Bears are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 62.7 percent from the free throw line. The Missouri State Bears are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The Bradley Braves Betting Preview
The Bradley Braves are averaging 72.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 61.9 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Rienk Mast is averaging 14 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Malevy Leons is averaging 12 points and 6.3 rebounds. Duke Deen is the third double-digit scorer and Ja’Shon Henry is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Bradley Braves are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bradley Braves are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
Missouri State vs Bradley Trends
The Bears are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Braves are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 9-2 in Braves last 11 overall. The favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Bradley Braves are not only playing the better ball this season, but they're playing arguably their best ball of the season right now. Bradley has also been covering machines all year and wins at home by an average of 23.4 points while shooting 50.8 percent from the field. Bradley wins by an average of 16.7 points as a favorite. I'll lay the chalk.