Evansville Purple Aces vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Evansville travels to Colorado State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 4-2 record with a victory over the Rams.
Colorado State battles the Purple Aces, currently sitting with a 4-2 mark (3-1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Rams and 1-0 for the Purple Aces.
Bettors looking to back visiting Evansville before tip-off in this one found them as 8.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rams rated this week at No. 73 and the Purple Aces sitting at No. 156. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 79-68 result in favor of the Rams.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado State has the nation's No. 50-rated offensive output, at 76.6 PPG. The visiting Purple Aces defense ranks No. 4 allowing on average 51.7 PPG. The Rams FG% has averaged 46.2% so far, more than the Purple Aces marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Evansville owns the country's No. 32-rated mark, allowing 54 points per game on the highway. Colorado State, on the other hand, rates No. 45 in scoring at home.
Evansville won its last outing, a 72-46 result against Alabama A&M on November 26. The battle between the Purple Aces and Bulldogs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alabama A&M was handed a 72-46 defeat on Monday at Ford Center.
In their last action, Colorado State was an 85-69 winner at home against Northern Colorado. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. Colorado State earned an 85-69 victory over Northern Colorado on Monday, getting 19 points from Dorian Green at Moby Arena.
Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 0-5
After a win are 5-5
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Northern Colorado are 7-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Purple Aces at Rams trends to consider:
Evansville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Evansville home to Miami (Ohio), Wednesday, December 5
Colorado State at Colorado, Wednesday, December 5