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Missouri Valley Tournament - Evansville Purple Aces Face the Illinois State Redbirds: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

College basketball betting interest will be high on Friday when the Purple Aces of Evansville hit the hard court against the Redbirds of Illinois State.

Evansville Purple Aces vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Illinois State Redbirds are 25-5 overall and 15-14 ATS, while the Evansville Purple Aces are 16-16 and 13-14-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Illinois State boasts a 11-18 on the OU, and Evansville is 16-12.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 226-rated Evansville Purple Aces taking on the No. 54-rated Illinois State Redbirds in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Illinois State's No. 92-rated squad against Evansville's No. 201-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Illinois State rates No. 85 in the country with 8.13 per game, while their foes tonight, the Evansville Purple Aces rank No. 262 nationally with 3.88 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Purple Aces got 27 points from Jaylon Brown as Evansville ran past Indiana State 83-72 on Thursday at Scottrade Center.

The Redbirds blew out Northern Iowa on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 63-42 win at McLeod Center.

Betting Trends
  • Evansville is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Evansville is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Evansville's last 6 games
  • Evansville is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Illinois State
  • Illinois State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Illinois State's last 8 games
  • Illinois State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Evansville