Bradley at Ole Miss College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Bradley Braves head to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Ole Miss as 6 point favorites.
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Bradley comes into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 69.9 points per game while giving up 59.2 per contest. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 6-5. They are averaging 82.5 points per contest and giving up 78.2, which is a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Bradley Braves Betting Trends
The Bradley Braves are 7-2 against the spread this season
The Bradley Braves are 1-8 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 2-8 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key Bradley Braves Injuries
12/13/17 G JoJo McGlaston Suspension is out indefinitely
11/17/17 G Antoine Pittman Redshirt is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Darrell Brown averages 12.9 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Nate Kennell averages 9.4 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Terence Davis scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Deandre Burnett averages 14.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.8 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bradley averages 69.9 points per contest this year, which is 280th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 188th. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 26th in Division 1. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 97th and 153rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 59th with 15.3 per game. The Braves allow 59.2 points per contest, which is 5th in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 89th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 67th place in college basketball. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 47th in the country with 82.5 points per contest this season. They are 108th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 227th in Division 1. They are 127th in the country in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 17.8. The Rebels are 297th in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Rebels give up 78.2 points per game, which ranks them 295th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 179th and 285th in those defensive statistics. They rank 319th with 16.7 dimes allowed per game and 261st with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 97th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Braves are 201st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.7, and their defensive rating of 87.8 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 313th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 182nd. As a team they are 202nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 269th in Division 1. Bradley is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 9th in the nation.
Ole Miss is 318th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 209th in Division 1. The Rebels are 277th in the nation in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 62nd. They are 174th in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 107th. As a unit they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 78th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bradley/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Bradley +6
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