A seven-game home winning streak is on the line for the Bradley Braves (7-3) when they clash with the Georgia Southern Eagles (6-3) at Carver Arena. Action gets underway at 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
Georgia Southern Eagles at Bradley Braves ATS Odds
Both teams thoroughly outplayed their last opponent. The Braves defeated the Maryville (MO) Saints 91-58, while the Eagles beat the Carver College Cougars 100-70.
Georgia Southern dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a fantastically low turnover percentage of 7.8 (better than their season average of 14.7) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.8 (above their season average of 25.7). Carver College put up marks of 28.7 and 27.8, respectively, for those same stats. Bradley, on the other hand, dominated nearly every facet of their game. They had an extraordinary offensive rebounding percentage of 37.0 (above their season average of 37.0) and a free throw rate of 0.177 (below their season average of 0.245). Maryville (MO) recorded marks of 15.4 and 0.097, respectively, for those same stats. Elijah Childs played well for Bradley with 16 points and eight rebounds. Elijah McCadden led the way for Georgia Southern, finishing with 13 points, seven steals and six rebounds.
The Eagles won the sole game between these two teams last season, 79-74. One of Georgia Southern’s biggest advantages was getting to the free throw line. They had 39 free throw attempts, while Bradley had just 20.
It will be a battle of conflicting paces as the fast-breaking Eagles will look to push the slower-paced Braves. Since the 2018-19 season, the Eagles rank 17th in possessions per game while the Braves are 312th.
Georgia Southern Eagles at Bradley Braves Odds Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – Bradley, ATS Winner – Georgia Southern, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Georgia Southern ranks 34th in steals per game (8.5) while Bradley ranks 180th (5.3).
- The Braves average 12.9 assists per game, which ranks 140th in the nation. The Eagles rank 145th in assists allowed per game (13.0).
- The Eagles rank 191st in three pointers attempted per game (20.3) while the Braves rank 237th (18.7).
- Bradley averages 35.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 147th in the nation. Georgia Southern ranks 162nd in rebounds allowed per game (35.8).