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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Missouri State Bears in Battle with Evansville Purple Aces

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Evansville when they take on the Missouri State Bears on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Missouri State Bears as -5.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Evansville Purple Aces vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears currently sport a 11-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-8 ATS. The Evansville Purple Aces are 10-7 and 5-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Missouri State Bears produce a 10-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Evansville Purple Aces have gone 6-7 against the totals betting line.

The Missouri State Bears sit at No. 112 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Evansville Purple Aces sit at No. 159 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Missouri State's No. 142-rated squad against Evansville's No. 192-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Missouri State rates No. 66 in the country with 8.71 per game, while their foes tonight, the Evansville Purple Aces rank No. 261 nationally with 4 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jaylon Brown scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Purple Aces to a win (they lost 88-76 to Drake at Knapp Center on Sunday).

Dequon Miller scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bears to a win (they lost 75-67 to Southern Illinois at JQH Arena on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Evansville is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • Evansville is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Evansville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Evansville's last 7 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Evansville home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 14th
Missouri State at Loyola-Chicago, Sunday, January 15th