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Evansville Purple Aces Host the Missouri State Bears in NCAA College Basketball Action

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Evansville sat as 3-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Missouri State Bears vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Missouri State Bears have watched them go 13-4 and 8-6 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Evansville Purple Aces are at 11-6 and 9-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Evansville Purple Aces are 4-9, while the Missouri State Bears have a 4-9-1 mark.

This game puts the Evansville Purple Aces, most recently No. 241 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Missouri State Bears, who rate No. 24 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Evansville has the nation's No. 232-rated offensive output, at 68.41 PPG. The visiting Missouri State Bears defense ranks No. 13 allowing on average 62 PPG. The Purple Aces FG% has averaged 47.22% so far, more than the Evansville Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.18% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri State got 16 points from Alize Johnson but lost anyway, 72-68, to Illinois State on Sunday at Redbird Arena.

The battle between the Purple Aces and Braves didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Bradley was handed a 68-44 defeat on Saturday at Ford Center.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Missouri State's last 5 games
  • Missouri State is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Evansville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Evansville's last 5 games
  • Evansville is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • Evansville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Missouri State

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State home to Indiana State, Sunday, January 14th
Evansville at Drake, Saturday, January 13th