NCAA Basketball betting line favors Sycamores over Bulldogs
Drake Bulldogs vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Drake when they take on the Indiana State Sycamores on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Sycamores sport records of 17-11 and 13-11-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 13-15 and 13-12-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-11 for the Sycamores and 16-7-2 for the Bulldogs.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 8-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 92 (Sycamores) and the No. 239 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-69 result in favor of the Sycamores has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 295 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.9 per game. That compares with Indiana State’s No. 191 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana State is college basketball's No. 214-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 8 with 8.8 per game.
Defensively, Drake features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.7 points per game. Indiana State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 183 nationally in scoring at home.
Drake won its last outing, a 71-54 result against Wisc-Green Bay on February 23. They covered in that game as a 1-point favorite. Drake earned a 71-54 victory over Wisc-Green Bay on Saturday, getting 16 points from Ben Simons at Knapp Center.
Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 65-64 winner as they battled Iona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Indiana State got 16 points from RJ Mahurin en route to a 65-64 victory over Iona on Saturday at Hulman Center.
Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Southern Illinois are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Evansville are 5-5
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 8 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Drake's last 7 games on the road
Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Drake is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Indiana State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana State's last 6 games at home
Indiana State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Drake
Indiana State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Drake
Drake home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, March 2
Indiana State at Evansville, Saturday, March 2