Bradley Braves vs. Valparaiso Crusaders: 2/10/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 10, 2021

The Bradley Braves (10-11) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to stop a four-game road losing streak when they square off against the Valparaiso Crusaders (7-12) on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Athletics-Recreation Center. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESP3. The matchup has an over/under of 131.5 points.

Betting Information

Bradley vs Valparaiso Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bradley -3.5 -114 -109 131.5 -109 -113 -176 144

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Total Facts

  • The Braves and their opponents have totaled at least 131.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 12 of 21 opportunities (57.1%) this season.
  • Valparaiso has played in 10 games this year (out of 19 total matchups — 52.6% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 131.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 7.0 more points per game (138.5) than this matchup’s over/under of 131.5 points.
  • The Braves and the Crusaders have seen their opponents average a combined 3.0 more points per game than the over/under of 131.5 set in this outing.
  • The average point total for Braves games this year is 3.9 more points than the over/under of 131.5 in this matchup.
  • The average total for Crusaders games this year is 6.2 more points than the point total of 131.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 70.7 points the Braves score per game are just 0.9 more points than the Crusaders allow (69.8).
  • Bradley is 7-3 overall and 4-0-1 against the spread when scoring more than 69.8 points.
  • Valparaiso is 2-6-1 against the spread and 2-8 overall when giving up more than 70.7 points.
  • The Crusaders put up an average of 67.8 points per game, only 3.1 more points than the 64.7 the Braves allow to opponents.
  • Valparaiso has compiled a 7-5 overall record and a 6-0-1 ATS record in games it scores more than 64.7 points.
  • Bradley is 1-6 against the spread and 2-6 overall when it allows its opponents to score more than 67.8 points.
  • The Braves have out-scored their opponents by a total of 127 points this season (six points per game on average), and opponents of the Crusaders have out-scored them by 38 more points on the year (two per game).

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Bradley Betting Information

  • The Braves have gone 8-8-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Braves have struggled to cover, going just 3-4-1 ATS when favored by at least 3.5 points.
  • In 10 of 18 (55.6%) contests this season, Bradley and its opponents have hit the over.

Valparaiso Betting Information

  • The Crusaders have a losing record against the spread, going 6-9-1 ATS (covering just 37.5% of the time).
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Crusaders have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Valparaiso’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (6 out of 16 games, 37.5%).

Head to Head

Bradley vs Valparaiso (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2021 Bradley -5.5 131.5 -245 +198 Regular Season 91-85 VALP
3/8/2020 Bradley -3 133.5 -163 +135 Conference Tournament 80-66 BRADLY
2/22/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-78 VALP
1/29/2020 Bradley -5.5 138.5 -247 +195 Regular Season 80-69 BRADLY

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Bradley Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Braves is Elijah Childs, who accumulates 14.4 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.
  • Sean East is the Braves best passer, dishing out 4.0 assists per game while scoring 8.4 PPG.
  • Ville Tahvanainen paces his teammates on the Braves with 1.8 made threes per contest.
  • The Bradley steals leader is Terry Nolan Jr., who averages 1.2 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Childs, who compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.

Valparaiso Leaders

  • Ben Krikke is the top scorer for the Crusaders with 12.7 points per game. He also adds 4.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Donovan Clay is at the top of the Crusaders rebounding leaderboard with 5.8 rebounds per game, and Daniel Sackey leads the squad in assists with 4.2 per outing.
  • Connor Barrett’s 1.7 made threes per game lead the Crusaders.
  • Sackey (1.5 steals per game) and Clay (1.4 blocks per game) lead the Crusaders in steals and blocks, respectively.
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