Drake vs. Bradley,
02/15/2012 20:00 EDT,
Score: 62 - 55
Point Spread: -1/-110 Drake
On Wednesday the road warrior play is on Loyola MD. Game 603 at 8:00 eastern They are solid 3707 ats on the road in February and have won 10 of 11 vs losing teams, and have covered 4 of 5 as a road favorite from -6.5 to -9. They are also 14-4 ats on the road when the total is 130 to 140 including 5-1 most recently. They will look to bounce back from a home loss and will take on a mediocre Marist team that has lost 16 of 19 vs teams who allow 63 or less, are 3-30 vs winning teams and 3-19 after allowing 80 or more. In games with revenge they have dropped 25 of 31. Look for Loyola Md to get the win and cover. Lay it with Loyola.
On Wednesday the Big 10 bash is on Purdue. Game 577 at 8:30 eastern. The Boilermakers are 18-2 after scoring 80 or more and 45-19 vs losing teams. They love hump day having won 13 straight on Wednesday. Even better is their reliable 5-1 straight up and spread mark as a road dog of 3 or less. Illinois is 2-8 ats at home when the total is 130 to 135 and 2-4 off a loss. They are 0 for February having lost all 3 games and 0-5 straight up in the series the last 3 years with Purdue losing every game by 8 or more points. Play Purdue tonight.
On Wednesday the Conference USA Play is on UAB. Game 575 at 8:00 eastern. UAB IS 48-10 vs teams who 63 or less points per game and 6-1 most recently in that role. They have played the 35 toughest schedule in the country and have won 16 of the last 19 vs team under .500. They are 4-0 ats off a loss, 3-1 this month and 4-1 vs teams ranked 200 or higher in the RPI/ SMU is 0-5 vs teams who play good defense and allow 63 or less points and 2-5 off a loss. They have also dropped 8 of 10 in Conference USA Play. UAB Has won the last 3 trips here. More of the same tonight take UAB.
On Wednesday the MVC play is on Drake. Game 559 at 8:00 eastern. Drake has won all 5 games vs losing teams and 6 of 7 as a road favorite from -3 or less since 1997. Bradley is 2-11 vs winning teams and 1-5 with road loss revenge. They have lost 13 of 15 in conference play and 3 of 4 vs teams ranked 100 to 150 in the RPI. Drake is 6-0 vs teams ranked 200 or higher in the RPI. Take Drake.