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Missouri Valley Tournament - College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Evansville Purple Aces in Battle with Indiana State Sycamores

Evansville looks to cover the Purple Aces-Sycamores pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 15-16 mark when they host Indiana State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Indiana State Sycamores before tip-off in this one found them as 2-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Indiana State Sycamores vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces bring a 15-16 record (12-14-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-19 Sycamores, who are 15-14 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Evansville go 15-12 so far and the Indiana State Sycamores go 18-11.

The Evansville Purple Aces sit at No. 258 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Indiana State Sycamores sit at No. 132 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Evansville's No. 221 nationally ranked offense (68.9 points per game) against a Indiana State Sycamores defense that sits as the No. 142 at 72.4 PPG. The Evansville Purple Aces have been averaging 45.47% from the field, more than the Sycamores have managed so far this season (41.89% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Indiana State got 14 points from TJ Bell but lost anyway, 65-63, to Evansville on Saturday at Ford Center.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Indiana State's last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games
  • Indiana State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Evansville
  • Evansville is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Evansville is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Evansville's last 5 games
  • Evansville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana State