Evansville Purple Aces vs Wright State Raiders Odds
The Wright State Raiders will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Evansville Purple Aces at Nutter Center in NCAA basketball action.
Wright State will face the 15-13 Purple Aces, who own a 14-10-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Raiders are 11-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Purple Aces are 11-9-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 211-rated Raiders and the No. 203-ranked Purple Aces, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 67-66 result in favor of the Raiders.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wright State's No. 320-rated squad against Evansville's No. 248-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wright State rates No. 205 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 211 nationally with 5.8 per match.
Defensively, Evansville features the nation's No. 171-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.4 points per game. Wright State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 305 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Evansville was a 79-62 winner at home against Illinois State. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Colt Ryan poured in a team-high 31 points for Evansville on Wednesday, as they defeated Illinois State 79-62 at Ford Center.
Wright State won its last outing, a 50-41 result against Cleveland State on February 20. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Raiders grabbed a 50-41 win over the Vikings on Wednesday, behind a 12-point effort from Matt Vest at Wolstein Center.
Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Wichita State are 5-5
After playing Illinois State are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 7-3
After playing Cleveland State are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Purple Aces at Raiders trends to consider:
Evansville is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Evansville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wright State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wright State's last 5 games at home
Wright State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wright State's last 6 games
Evansville at Wichita State, Wednesday, February 27
Wright State at Illinois-Chicago, Tuesday, February 26