Looking to win big? The Braves and Bearcats face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bearcats are hosting the game at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, OH. The over/under for this game is set at 142 points, and Cincinnati is favored by -5 against Bradley in a non-conference matchup.


The Pick: Cincinnati Bearcats -5

This game will be played at Fifth Third Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, March 23rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-67 in favor of the Bearcats.
  • Not only will Cincinnati pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Bradley Win on the Road?

This will be Bradley’s 35th game of the season and they are sitting at 23-11 overall when they face off against Cincinnati. All of the Braves’ games this season have been on the road. Prior to today’s game, Bradley holds a 17-14-2 ATS record. In their last ten games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 34 games, Bradley has an over/under record of 19-14-0, with their games averaging 142.2 points per game on average. When assessing the Braves’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 131 points per game.

The Bradley offense is coming off a game in which they scored 74 points vs. Loyola Chicago. Overall their field goal percentage was 49% while connecting on 4 threes. The top scorer for the Braves was Duke Deen with 18 points, while Darius Hannah also added 17 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Braves’ defense is ranked 50th in the country at 66.9 points per contest. Against Loyola Chicago in their most recent game, the Bradley defense gave up a total of 62 points while allowing Loyola Chicago to hit 49% of their shots.

Can the Cincinnati Offense Score Enough at Home?

Cincinnati currently holds a 20-14 record after narrowly defeating San Francisco by a score of 73-72 in their last game. In road games this season, the Bearcats have gone 5-9, while they have a 15-5 record when playing at home. As of today’s game, Cincinnati holds a 16-17-1 ATS record. In their last ten games, Cincinnati is 2-3 vs. the spread.

So far, Cincinnati’s games have averaged 141.6 points per game with the average over/under line being 143.5 points. The Bearcats have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 131 points per game.

The Cincinnati offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against San Francisco. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.8% and connected on 11 threes. Simas Lukosius was the leading scorer for the Bearcats, putting up 28 points. In addition, Daniel Skillings contributed 16 points.

In the current season, the Cincinnati defense has excelled, sitting 62nd in the nation by allowing 67.5 points per game. So far, the Cincinnati defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.4 times per game (577th).