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Missouri State Bears Face the Evansville Purple Aces: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The Missouri State Bears will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Purple Aces in Evansville at Ford Center on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Missouri State Bears were listed as 0-point at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Missouri State Bears vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears will look to cover the spread vs the Evansville Purple Aces on Saturday, as the Bears are 9-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Purple Aces are 8-11-1 ATS. Missouri State is 15-6 against the total, while Evansville is 10-10 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 60-rated Missouri State Bears taking on the No. 281-rated Evansville Purple Aces in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Evansville's No. 232-ranked scoring average of 67.5 PPG, against a Missouri State Bears defense rated No. 55 and allowing 67.62 PPG. The Evansville Purple Aces FG% has averaged 44.25% to date this season, less than the Missouri State Bears shooters have managed so far (45% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri State earned a 82-81 victory over Loyola-Chicago on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Austin Ruder at JQH Arena.

Evansville suffered a 85-84 loss against Indiana State on Wednesday, getting 25 points from Jaylon Brown in a losing effort at Hulman Center.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 5 games on the road
  • Evansville is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Evansville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Evansville's last 10 games
  • Evansville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State at Wichita State, Thursday, February 9th
Evansville at Loyola-Chicago, Wednesday, February 8th