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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Wichita State Shockers Over Evansville Purple Aces

The Wichita State Shockers will be trying to slam the Evansville Purple Aces on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Charles Koch Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Wichita State Shockers in this one found them listed as -8-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 Purple Aces was expected to move the line.

Evansville Purple Aces vs Wichita State Shockers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wichita State Shockers are 8-5 so far on the season, and 5-6 ATS vs the number. The Evansville Purple Aces, meanwhile, are 13-2 and 4-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Wichita State go 5-6 and the Evansville Purple Aces go 4-6 on betting totals.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 32-ranked Wichita State Shockers and the No. 92-rated Evansville Purple Aces in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Evansville Purple Aces rank No. 128 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.6 per game. That compares with Wichita State’s No. 195 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wichita State is college basketball's No. 84-ranked team at 7.69 per game, while the Evansville Purple Aces rate No. 247 with 4.67 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Egidijus Mockevicius scored 21 points and helped out with 21 rebounds for Evansville on Saturday, leading the Purple Aces to a 76-59 victory over Missouri State at JQH Arena.

Wichita State cruised to victory on Sunday, running Bradley out of the gym and running up a 85-58 score at Carver Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Evansville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Evansville is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Evansville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Evansville's last 10 games on the road
  • Wichita State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Wichita State is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • Wichita State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Evansville

Next Betting Matchups

Evansville home to Bradley, Saturday, January 9th
Wichita State at Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 9th