Bradley Braves at Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Prediction


The Georgia Southern Eagles (7-3) welcome the Bradley Braves (7-4) to W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse. The Eagles look to lengthen their five-game winning streak. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Bradley Braves vs. Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Eagles dismantled the Carver College Cougars 139-51, while the Braves were victorious over the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers 74-58.

Bradley played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.175 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 47.1. Wisconsin-Parkside was 0.074 and 20.6, respectively, for those same stats. The Eagles, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (8.3 vs. 29.9) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (45.9 vs. 14.9). Quan Jackson put together a good outing for Georgia Southern with 25 points, nine rebounds and eight steals. Bradley was lifted by Elijah Childs, who contributed 17 points and eight rebounds.

The Braves won the lone game between these two teams last season, 62-57. One of Bradley’s biggest advantages was getting to the free throw line. They had 36 free throw attempts, while Georgia Southern had 23. This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

The Braves’ Childs has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Ike Smith has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Eagles.

This contest should be a battle of contrasting paces. Georgia Southern has preferred a fast-breaking style of play (100th in possessions per game), while Bradley has been more methodical (300th in possessions per game).

Bradley Braves at Georgia Southern Eagles Odds Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Georgia Southern, ATS Winner – Georgia Southern, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Georgia Southern allows the fifth-fewest steals per game (4.4) while Bradley ranks 49th (5.5).
  • The Braves rank 84th in blocks per game (3.6) while the Eagles rank 111th in blocks allowed per game (2.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Eagles have scored an average of 97.0 points per game (7.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.0 points per game (3.7 below their season average).
  • The Braves\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 9.6, up from 4.0 for the season.