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Bulldogs visit Indiana State Sycamores in college basketball clash

Drake BulldogsIndiana State Sycamores
Feb 1, 8:00 PM | Hulman Center

Drake Bulldogs vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds

13-9TEAM RECORD13-9

The Sycamores hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Drake Bulldogs pay a visit to Hulman Center on the college basketball betting menu.

This season, the Sycamores are 13-9 overall and 7-14 ATS ATS, while the Bulldogs are 13-9 and 9-11 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Indiana State boasts a 11-10 on the OU, and Drake is 9-11.

View Drake vs Indiana State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Sycamores are listed as 4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Sycamores rated this week at No. 258 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 234. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 68-67 result in favor of the Bulldogs.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 274 in NCAA hoops at 32.7 per game. Contrast that with Indiana State’s No. 279 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Indiana State is the No. 170-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while Drake rates No. 194 at 6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Drake owns the country's No. 241-rated mark, allowing 72.8 points per game on the highway. Indiana State, on the other hand, rates No. 289 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Drake, they were a 93-86 winner as they battled Wichita State at home. They covered in the match as a 9-point underdog. Ben Simons scored 29 points for Drake on Saturday, leading the Bulldogs to a 93-86 win over Wichita State at Knapp Center.

Indiana State won its last outing, a 90-81 result against Evansville on January 29. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. The Purple Aces were burned for 27 points by Dwayne Lathan on Sunday as the Sycamores put another game in the win column, 90-81, at Ford Center.

Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Missouri State are 6-4
After playing Wichita State are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Wichita State are 6-4
After playing Evansville are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Bulldogs at Sycamores trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Drake's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Drake is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Drake is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Indiana State is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Indiana State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Drake
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing at home against Drake
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana State's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Drake home to Missouri State, Saturday, February 4
Indiana State at Wichita State, Saturday, February 4

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