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Loyola (CHI) vs. Bradley - 3/2/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Bradley at Loyola (CHI)
Date & Time Saturday March 2, 2019, 6:00 PM (EST)
Location
Gentile Arena
Chicago, IL
The Line
Loyola-Illinois -7.5 / over-under: 122
TV Channel
ESPN2
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NCAA BB | Bradley at Loyola (CHI)
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Saturday college basketball action brings us Bradley Braves facing the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers.

The Bradley Braves stayed hot with a 67-42 rout of the Valparaiso Crusaders on Wednesday as a 5.5 point home favorite.

Bradley has gone on a late season run that has seen the team win six of seven to sit 4thin the Mountain West standings.

Nate Kennell led all scorers with 20 points and four pulls while Elijah Childs netted another 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

Bradley received ten points and three assists from Darrell Brown with Ja’Shon Henry and Antoine Pittman chipping in with four points each.

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are hoping to end the season with back to back wins after downing Northern Iowa 56-55 on Wednesday.

Loyola-Chicago is just 2-3 over their last five contests which has the team tied atop in the Missouri Valley with a chance to take over first in their final game with a win and a Drake loss.

Marques Townes led the Ramblers offense with 16 points and eight rebounds with Cameron Krutwig adding 14 points and another eight rebounds.

Lucas Williamson gave Loyola-Chicago 12 points and four boards followed by Cooper Kaifes who chipped in with eight points.

Bradley Braves are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall and Bradley Braves are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Missouri Valley.

Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Loyola-Chicago 

Ramblers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Missouri Valley.

Home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings and under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Loyola-Chicago.

When I gain confidence in Bradley they don’t show up so take this with a grain of salt…

Pick:
Bradley +7.5

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