The North Carolina A&T Aggies (3-6) will try to put an end to their five-game road losing streak when they take on the Bradley Braves (5-3), who look to continue their five-game home winning streak. Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
North Carolina A&T Aggies vs. Bradley Braves Odds Preview
In the Aggies’ last game, they beat the Longwood Lancers, 52-41. Devin Haygood was the top scorer from either team with 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting. North Carolina A&T dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.204 (matching their season average) and a turnover percentage of 20.5 (better than their season average of 21.8). Longwood had marks of 0.102 and 25.5, respectively, for those same stats.
The Braves are trying to rebound after their 71-56 loss to the No. 15 Memphis Tigers in their last game. Elijah Childs was the top scorer from either team with 21 points on 9-for-22 shooting. Memphis did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (21-26; 80.8 percent). Bradley, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 7.2 (better than their season average of 16.7).
Bradley might struggle to find the bottom of the net as they go head-to-head against one of the nation’s best defenses. Dating back to last season, North Carolina A&T ranks 79th in defensive efficiency while the Braves rank 238th in offensive efficiency.
North Carolina A&T Aggies at Bradley Braves Odds Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Bradley, ATS Winner – North Carolina A&T, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Braves rank 276th in three pointers attempted per game (18.9) while the Aggies rank 316th (19.1).
Bradley blocks 3.7 opponent shots per game, which is ranked 105th in the nation. North Carolina A&T ranks 140th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
North Carolina A&T ranks 38th in steals per game (7.0) while Bradley ranks 251st (5.3).
The Braves rank 94th in rebounds allowed per game (33.7) while the Aggies rank 287th (36.7).
Bradley ranks 212th in assists per game (12.4) while North Carolina A&T ranks 292nd (13.3).