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Drake Bulldogs Visit Missouri State Bears in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Drake Bulldogs taking on the Missouri State Bears Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Missouri State Bears in this one found them listed as -7-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bulldogs was expected to move the line.

Drake Bulldogs vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 11-17 and 11-15-1 ATS Missouri State Bears will face the 6-22 Drake Bulldogs, who own a 8-17 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Missouri State Bears are 18-9 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Drake Bulldogs are 14-11.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Missouri State Bears rated this week at No. 272 and the Drake Bulldogs sitting at No. 257.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Drake is ranked No. 242 in NCAA basketball at 32.82 per game. Contrast that with Missouri State's No. 168 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Missouri State is the No. 252-ranked team in the country at 5.04 per game, while Drake rates No. 126 at 7.14 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake suffered a 73-70 loss against Bradley on Saturday, getting 21 points from Kale Abrahamson in a losing effort at Carver Arena.

The Bears got 16 points from Dequon Miller, but it was Loyola of Chicago that prevailed in a 75-62 final on Sunday at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Drake is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Drake's last 12 games
  • Drake is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 5 games
  • Missouri State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, February 27th
Missouri State at Southern Illinois, Saturday, February 27th