Saturday, January 23, 2016
Charles Koch Arena
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The Bradley Braves travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 29.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Braves come into this game with an overall record of 3-17 and a road record of 1-6. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-13. The Shockers have an overall record of 13-5 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 9-7 against the spread.
Donte Thomas comes into this contest averaging 8.7 points per game while playing 23.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Braves. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye averages 8.1 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Bradley. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Ron Baker averages 15.2 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Shockers. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Fred VanVleet averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Bradley averages 53.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 351st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -16.6 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team which has them ranked 351st. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 350th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 8.4 assists per game which ranks them 267th and 349th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 351st with 17.2 per game. The Braves allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 126th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 183rd and 106th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 215th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in the Division 1.
Wichita State averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 204th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 162nd and 102nd respectively. In the turnover department the Shockers rank 17th with 10.5 per game. The Shockers allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 199th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the nation. The Shockers force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in college basketball.
Bradley Braves Betting Trends
The Bradley Braves are 7-11 against the spread
The Bradley Braves are 5-13 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 9-7 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-8 against the over/under
Bradley Braves Injuries
01/06/16 G Ka'Darryl Bell Wrist out indefinitely
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
11/25/15 G Landry Shamet Foot expected to miss 10-12 weeks
01/22/16 C Bush Wamukota Back "?" Saturday vs. Bradley
Tony's Pick: Take Bradley
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