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Purple Aces visit Drake Bulldogs in college basketball clash

Evansville Purple AcesDrake Bulldogs
Feb 23, 8:05 PM | Knapp Center

Evansville Purple Aces vs Drake Bulldogs Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Drake and Evansville on Wednesday, with the host Bulldogs trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Bulldogs sport records of 12-16 and 14-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Purple Aces have 14-13 and 8-9-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-10 for the Bulldogs and 8-9-1 for the Purple Aces.

View Evansville vs Drake Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Bulldogs as 3-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 274-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 245-rated Purple Aces in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-63 win for the Purple Aces on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Drake's No. 280-ranked offense, averaging 64.2 PPG, against a Purple Aces defense that ranks No. 138 at 66.5 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Purple Aces marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.

Defensively, Evansville features the nation's No. 115-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. Drake, meanwhile, comes in at No. 244 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Evansville, they were a 72-47 loser as they battled Murray State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog. Evansville was run off the court by the Racers on Saturday as Murray State routed them 72-47 at Regional Special Events Center.

Drake was an 84-76 winner in their most recent outing at home against Detroit. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites. Drake earned an 84-76 victory over Detroit on Saturday, getting 22 points from Rayvonte Rice at Knapp Center.

Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Illinois State are 4-6
After playing Murray State are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5

Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Bradley are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 1-0
After a win are 4-6

A few Purple Aces at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Evansville is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Drake is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Drake's last 5 games at home
Drake is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Evansville

Next up:
Evansville home to Illinois State, Saturday, February 26
Drake at Bradley, Saturday, February 26