Indiana State vs Bradley Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 1/18/23

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The Bradley Braves and Indiana State Sycamores meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Hulman Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Bradley Braves Preview

The Bradley Braves are averaging 70.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 60.3 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Rienk Mast is averaging 12.8 points and 97. rebounds, while Duke Deen is averaging 11.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Malevy Leons is the third double-digit scorer and Ja’Shon Henry is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Bradley Braves are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 66.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bradley Braves are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.

The Indiana State Sycamores Preview

The Indiana State Sycamores are averaging 78.8 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Courvoisier McCauley is averaging 16.6 points and 5.4 rebounds, while Cameron Henry is averaging 10.8 points and 4.7 rebounds. Cooper Neese is the third double-digit scorer and Robbie Avila is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Indiana State Sycamores are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana State Sycamores are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game.

Trends

The Braves are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 road games. The Sycamores are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games following a ATS loss. The under is 10-4 in Braves last 14 overall. The under is 4-1 in Sycamores last 5 overall. The home team is 23-8 ATS in the last 31 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

You can make a case for either side here, as both teams are solid. The difference is probably home court, where the Indiana State Sycamores win by an average of 14.9 points and hold teams to 41.9 percent shooting. The Bradley Braves are losing as underdogs by an average of 14.3 points. Give me the Sycamores in this toss up contest.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:Indiana State Sycamores -1.5