Drake vs. Bradley - 2/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Bradley Braves (15-8) at Drake Bulldogs (15-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Knapp Center)
The Line: Drake Bulldogs -1.5 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Bradley Braves and Drake Bulldogs meet Wednesday in college basketball action at The Knapp Center.
The Bradley Braves need a win after splitting their last six games. The Bradley Braves are averaging 71.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 38.6 percent shooting. Elijah Childs is averaging 14.2 points and 1.3 assists while Darrell Brown is averaging 14 points and 2.9 rebounds. Nate Kennell is the third double-digit scorer and Ja'Shon Henry is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Bradley Braves are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Bradley Braves are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Bradley Braves have lost four of their last six road games.
The Drake Bulldogs need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Drake Bulldogs are averaging 70.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Liam Robbins is averaging 13.2 points and 6.5 rebounds while Roman Penn is averaging 11.7 points and six assists. Anthony Murphy is dishing 1.8 assists and D.J. Wilkins is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Drake Bulldogs are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The Drake Bulldogs are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The Drake Bulldogs have won five of their last six home games.
The Braves are 21-5 ATS in their last 26 Wednesday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games, 36-14-2 ATS in their last 52 home games and 34-16-2 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The under is 5-2-1 in Braves last 8 road games. The over is 5-1 in Bulldogs last 6 home games. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Bradley Braves are 3-5 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 3.4 points and shoot 38.9 percent from the field. The Drake Bulldogs have covered six of their 10 home games where they win by an average of 12.3 points and shoot 50.3 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from deep. The home team has also won six of the last 10 meetings between Bradley and Drake. I'll lay the bucket with the home team.