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Evansville Purple Aces Favored by -10 Point Spread Against the Ohio Bobcats on Thursday

Ohio Bobcats


Evansville Purple Aces
Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:05 PM ET
Ford Center

Evansville looks to cover the Purple Aces-Bobcats pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 7-2 mark when they host Ohio in college basketball betting action.

Ohio Bobcats vs Evansville Purple Aces Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back the Ohio Bobcats before tip-off in this one found them as 10-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Ohio Bobcats vs Evansville Purple Aces Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces are 7-2 so far on the season, and 6-1-1 ATS vs the number. The Ohio Bobcats, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Evansville go 0-1 and the Ohio Bobcats go 0-0 on betting totals.

The Purple Aces - Bobcats odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Evansville is rated No. 111 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ohio is at No. 70.

How Ohio Bobcats vs Evansville Purple Aces Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ohio Bobcats rank No. 63 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 38 per game. That compares with Evansville’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Evansville is college basketball's No. 216-ranked team at 4.89 per game, while the Ohio Bobcats rate No. 158 with 5.83 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ohio earned a 66-55 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Maurice Ndour at Ohio University Convocation Center.

The Purple Aces got a huge 31-point effort from D.J. Balentine but still lost 81-79 against Murray State on Saturday at Ford Center.

Ohio Bobcats vs Evansville Purple Aces Betting Odds Trends

Ohio is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Evansville is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Evansville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Evansville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Evansville is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio at George Washington, Monday, December 22nd
Evansville at Alabama State, Sunday, December 21st