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Indiana State Sycamores host Evansville Purple Aces in college basketball action

Evansville Purple AcesIndiana State Sycamores
11-16February 19, 2014, 07:05 | Hulman Center20-6



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Indiana State Sycamores try to run the Evansville Purple Aces off the court at Hulman Center in college hoops action.

This season, the Sycamores are 20-6 overall and 11-13 ATS, while the Purple Aces are 11-16 and 10-11-1 ATS. As for the totals, Indiana State boasts a 10-12 on the OU, and Evansville is 12-9.

View Evansville Purple Aces vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Sycamores as -12-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

This game puts the Sycamores, most recently No. 140 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Purple Aces, who rate No. 300 in the latest survey.

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Evansville was an 84-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against Wichita State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. D.J. Balentine scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Purple Aces to a win (they lost 84-68 to Wichita State at Ford Center on Sunday).

In their last action, Indiana State was a 60-57 winner at home against Southern Illinois. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Indiana State got 15 points from Jake Odum en route to a 60-57 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday at Hulman Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana State's No. 118-ranked offense, averaging 72.54 PPG, against a Purple Aces defense that ranks No. 209 at 74.15 PPG. The Sycamores field goal percentage has averaged 45.95% so far, less than the Purple Aces marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.46% per game.

A few Purple Aces at Sycamores trends to consider:
Evansville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Evansville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Evansville's last 6 games
Evansville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Indiana State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Indiana State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana State's last 5 games
Indiana State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home


Next up:
Evansville at Southern Illinois, Saturday, February 22nd
Indiana State at Missouri State, Saturday, February 22nd

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