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Evansville Purple Aces Host the Bradley Braves in NCAA College Basketball Action

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Ford Center Wednesday as the Evansville Purple Aces look to beat the odds vs the Bradley Braves in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Evansville sat as -11.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Bradley Braves vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces currently sport a 10-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6 ATS. The Bradley Braves are 6-9 and 6-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Evansville Purple Aces produce a 4-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bradley Braves have gone 6-7 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 113 (Evansville) and the No. 286 (Bradley) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Bradley is ranked No. 193 in NCAA basketball at 35.53 per game. Contrast that with Evansville's No. 191 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Evansville is the No. 262-ranked team in the country at 3.93 per game, while Bradley rates No. 182 at 6.87 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bradley was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Wichita State and falling by a 100-66 score at Charles Koch Arena.

The Purple Aces got 17 points from Christian Benzon as Evansville ran past Northern Iowa 70-58 on Sunday at Ford Center.

Betting Trends
  • Bradley is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bradley's last 5 games
  • Bradley is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Bradley is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Evansville is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Evansville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Evansville is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Bradley
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Evansville's last 6 games when playing Bradley

Next Betting Matchups

Bradley home to Loyola-Chicago, Saturday, January 7th
Evansville at Drake, Sunday, January 8th

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