Evansville Purple Aces home to Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in NCAA Basketball betting action

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Dec 5, 8:05 PM | Ford Center

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Evansville Purple Aces Odds

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A key college battle sees the visiting Miami (Ohio) RedHawks travelling to Evansville Wednesday to take on the Purple Aces.

The Purple Aces currently sports a 4-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-1-1 ATS. The RedHawks are 3-3 and 3-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Purple Aces produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the RedHawks have gone 1-2 against the number.

View Miami (Ohio) vs Evansville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Purple Aces were listed as 8-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Purple Aces, most recently No. 166 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the RedHawks, who rate No. 290 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-58 victory for the Purple Aces.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and RedHawks is ranked No. 284 in NCAA hoops at 32.3 per game. Contrast that with Evansville’s No. 323 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Evansville is the No. 223-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Miami (Ohio) rates No. 171 at 6.2 per game.

Defensively, Miami (Ohio) features the nation's No. 224-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. Evansville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 315 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Miami (Ohio), they were a 57-56 loser as they battled IUPU Fort Wayne on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Miami (Ohio) suffered a 57-56 loss against IUPU Fort Wayne on Saturday, getting 15 points from Will Felder in a losing effort at Memorial Coliseum.

In their last action, Evansville was a 79-72 loser on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs. D.J. Balentine went off for 26 points and added 1 rebound but it wasn't enough as Colorado State handed Evansville a 79-72 defeat at Moby Arena.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Dayton are 7-3
After playing IUPU Fort Wayne are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5

Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Murray State are 1-1
After a loss are 6-4

A few RedHawks at Purple Aces trends to consider:
Miami (Ohio) is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Evansville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Evansville is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Evansville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami (Ohio)

Next up:
Miami (Ohio) at Dayton, Saturday, December 8
Evansville home to Murray State, Saturday, December 8

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