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Drake Bulldogs take on Crusaders in NCAA Basketball Betting

Drake Bulldogs


Valparaiso Crusaders
Friday, November 28, 2014 6:00 PM ET
Nashville Municipal Auditorium

The Valparaiso Crusaders will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Friday when they play host to the Drake Bulldogs at Nashville Municipal Auditorium in NCAA basketball odds action.

Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Valparaiso Crusaders in this one found them listed as -6-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Friday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bulldogs was expected to move the line.

Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Valparaiso Crusaders bring a 3-1 record (1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-3 Bulldogs, who are 1-3 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Valparaiso go 0-1 so far and the Drake Bulldogs go 1-0.

This game puts the Valparaiso Crusaders, most recently No. 235 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Drake Bulldogs, who rate No. 294 in the latest survey.

How Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Valparaiso's No. 126 nationally ranked offense (70.25 points per game) against a Drake Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 246 at 77 PPG. The Valparaiso Crusaders have been averaging 46.92% from the field, less than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (48.72% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake got 12 points from Reed Timmer en route to a 73-60 victory over IUPUI on Tuesday at Knapp Center.

The Crusaders blew out Maine on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 93-70 win at McGuirk Arena.

Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Odds Trends

Drake is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Valparaiso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Portland, Saturday, November 29th
Valparaiso at Murray State, Saturday, November 29th