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NCAA Basketball Odds: Missouri State Bears vs Drake Bulldogs

Knapp Center features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Drake Bulldogs and the visiting Missouri State Bears in college hoops betting odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Drake Bulldogs were listed as 3-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Missouri State Bears vs Drake Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 7-20 and 10-14 ATS Drake Bulldogs will face the 15-13 Missouri State Bears, who own a 11-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Drake Bulldogs are 14-10 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Missouri State Bears are 17-8.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 256-ranked Drake Bulldogs and the No. 101-rated Missouri State Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Drake's No. 180-ranked scoring average of 71.78 PPG, against a Missouri State Bears defense rated No. 57 and allowing 67.82 PPG. The Drake Bulldogs FG% has averaged 41.37% to date this season, less than the Missouri State Bears shooters have managed so far (44.44% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri State got 17 points from Alize Johnson but lost anyway, 67-66, to Illinois State on Wednesday at JQH Arena.

Drake got 20 points from Reed Timmer but lost anyway, 87-70, to Evansville on Tuesday at Ford Center.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Missouri State's last 15 games
  • Missouri State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Drake is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Drake's last 8 games
  • Drake is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State at Bradley, Wednesday, February 22nd
Drake at Loyola-Chicago, Wednesday, February 22nd