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Drake vs Bradley Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

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Drake vs Bradley Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Drake Bulldogs (26-6, 16-4 MVC) and the No. 3 seed Bradley Braves (22-10, 13-7 MVC) face off in the MVC tournament Saturday at Enterprise Center, tipping off at 6:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Drake vs. Bradley Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Drake vs. Bradley Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Bradley win (50.2%)

Check out the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Saturday's Drake-Bradley spread (Drake -1.5) or total (137.5 points).

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Drake vs. Bradley: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Drake has covered 16 times in 31 games with a spread this season.
  • Bradley has won 16 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • As a 1.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Drake is 14-14 against the spread compared to the 2-3 ATS record Bradley racks up as a 1.5-point underdog.
  • The Bulldogs have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered nine times in 15 opportunities at home, and they've covered four times in 11 opportunities on the road.
  • This season, the Braves are 8-7-0 at home against the spread (.533 winning percentage). On the road, they are 5-7-0 ATS (.417).
  • Drake's record against the spread in conference action is 13-8-0.
  • Bradley has 10 wins against the spread in 21 MVC games this season.

Drake vs. Bradley: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Drake has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 28 games this year and has walked away with the win 23 times (82.1%) in those games.
  • This year, the Bulldogs have won 21 of 25 games when listed as at least -134 or better on the moneyline.
  • Bradley has compiled a 1-4 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 20% of those games).
  • The Braves have a 1-4 record (winning just 20% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +114 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Drake has a 57.3% chance of walking away with the win.

Drake vs. Bradley Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Drake's +330 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 10.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 80.6 points per game (37th in college basketball) while allowing 70.3 per outing (129th in college basketball).
  • Tucker DeVries leads Drake, averaging 21.8 points per game (fifth in the country).
  • Bradley is outscoring opponents by 7.9 points per game, with a +254 scoring differential overall. It puts up 74.8 points per game (142nd in college basketball) and gives up 66.9 per contest (49th in college basketball).
  • Connor Hickman is 350th in college basketball with a team-leading 14.3 points per game.
  • The Bulldogs win the rebound battle by an average of 1.9 boards. They are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game (226th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.7 per outing.
  • Darnell Brodie tops the team with 8.0 rebounds per game (91st in college basketball action).
  • The Braves rank 194th in the nation at 35.0 rebounds per game. That's 2.3 more than the 32.7 their opponents average.
  • Malevy Leons leads the team with 7.0 rebounds per game (180th in college basketball).
  • Drake averages 105.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (13th in college basketball), and allows 92.2 points per 100 possessions (163rd in college basketball).
  • The Braves average 99.3 points per 100 possessions (80th in college basketball), while conceding 88.8 points per 100 possessions (70th in college basketball).

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