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Drake Bulldogs vs Evansville Purple Aces NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Drake Bulldogs hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the point spread at Ford Center against the Evansville Purple Aces.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Drake Bulldogs opened as 8-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Drake Bulldogs vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces are 13-14 so far on the season, and 11-11-1 ATS vs the number. The Drake Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 7-19 and 10-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Evansville go 12-11 and the Drake Bulldogs go 13-10 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 282 (Evansville) and the No. 151 (Drake) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Evansville's No. 229 nationally ranked offense (67.74 points per game) against a Drake Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 219 at 76.85 PPG. The Evansville Purple Aces have been averaging 44.9% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (41.27% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake was run off the court by the Sycamores on Saturday as Indiana State routed them 84-60 at Hulman Center.

Duane Gibson scored 27 points and helped out with 27 rebounds for Evansville on Saturday, leading the Purple Aces to a 75-70 victory over Southern Illinois at SIU Arena.

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Missouri State, Saturday, February 18th
Evansville at Bradley, Saturday, February 18th