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Drake Bulldogs Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Missouri State Bears

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Tuesday when the Missouri State Bears try to run the Drake Bulldogs off the court at JQH Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Missouri State Bears betting line opened as -11.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Drake Bulldogs vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears bring a 14-7 record (8-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-14 Bulldogs, who are 8-9 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Missouri State go 13-5 so far and the Drake Bulldogs go 12-5.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 70-rated Missouri State Bears and the No. 243-ranked Drake Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Missouri State's No. 131 nationally ranked offense (75.05 points per game) against a Drake Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 218 at 76.7 PPG. The Missouri State Bears have been averaging 45.45% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (43.03% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake got 13 points from Graham Woodward but lost anyway, 72-58, to Illinois State on Saturday at Redbird Arena.

The Bears got 24 points from Dequon Miller as Missouri State ran past Bradley 76-62 on Saturday at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Drake is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Drake is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Drake's last 8 games
  • Drake is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Missouri State's last 8 games
  • Missouri State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri State's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 28th
Missouri State at Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 28th