The No. 15 Memphis Tigers (6-1) look to continue their six-game home winning streak in a matchup against the Bradley Braves (5-2) at FedExForum. The game can be seen on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Bradley Braves at Memphis Tigers Free Prediction
The last time the Braves played, they topped the Kansas State Wildcats, 73-60. The Braves made 12 of their 17 free throws (70.6 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.635 (above their season average of 0.466). Bradley rallied around Nate Kennell, who was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points on 7-for-11 shooting.
The Tigers were victorious over the North Carolina State Wolfpack in their last contest, 83-78. The Tigers held the Wolfpack to an offensive rebounding percentage of 22.9 (below their season average of 30.6) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.593 (above their season average of 0.544). With 15 points and 11 rebounds, Memphis’ Precious Achiuwa had a solid game.
Contrasting styles will be on display in this showdown. Memphis ranks ninth in possessions per game (75.3) while Bradley is 327th (65.8) dating back to the 2018-19 season.
Bradley vs. Memphis Betting Pick
Basketball Prediction: ATS Winner – Bradley, O/U – Over
Memphis ranks 30th in steals per game (8.2) while Bradley ranks 258th (5.3).
The Braves rank 27th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Tigers rank 248th (4.3).
Memphis ranks 28th in assists per game (15.7) while Bradley ranks 236th (12.5).
The Tigers rank 42nd in rebounds per game (38.4) while the Braves rank 196th (34.8).
Memphis ranks 187th in three pointers attempted per game (21.8) while Bradley ranks 294th (18.8).