Sunday, January 1, 2017
Charles Koch Arena
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The Bradley Braves travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday, January 1, 2017.
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The Braves come into this game with an overall record of 5-8 and a road record of 1-3. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Shockers have an overall record of 11-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 7-4 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Darrell Brown comes into this contest averaging 11.8 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Braves. He pulls down 1.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. JoJo McGlaston averages 9 points per game in 21.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Bradley. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Darral Willis Jr. averages 12.5 points per game while playing 19.7 minutes per contest this year for the Shockers. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Markis McDuffie averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Bradley averages 66.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 281st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 199th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 209th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 189th and 276th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 14.2 per game. The Braves allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 121st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 275th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in Division 1.
Wichita State averages 81.3 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the nation. They average 42 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Shockers rank 58th with 12 per game. The Shockers allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 113th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 74th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 79th place in the nation. The Shockers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 57th in college basketball.
The Braves average 66.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 47.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -18 per contest. The Braves have an offensive rating of 95.9 and they assist on 50.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Bradley turns the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.9%. The Braves give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Shockers score 87.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 26 points per game. The Shockers have a rating on offense of 114.3 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Wichita State turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.8%. The Shockers give up 61.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bradley Braves Betting Trends
The Bradley Braves are 5-6 against the spread
The Bradley Braves are 6-5 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 5-5 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 7-4 against the over/under
Bradley Braves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
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Tony's Pick: Take Wichita State
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