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Shockers face Evansville Purple Aces: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Wichita State ShockersEvansville Purple Aces
Jan 4, 8:05 PM | Ford Center

Wichita State Shockers vs Evansville Purple Aces Odds


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

The Purple Aces bring a 7-5 record (4-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-3 Shockers, who are 4-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Evansville go 7-2 so far and the Shockers go 6-4.

View Wichita State vs Evansville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Purple Aces in this one, they're listed as 10.5-point underdogs on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 1-rated Wichita State taking on the No. 297-rated Purple Aces in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 89-72 win for the Shockers on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Evansville's No. 100-ranked offense, averaging 72.8 PPG, against a Shockers defense that ranks No. 62 at 61.4 PPG. The Purple Aces field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, less than the Shockers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.

Defensively, Wichita State features the nation's No. 67-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Evansville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 135 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Wichita State, they were a 68-61 loser as they battled Creighton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite. Wichita State suffered a 68-61 loss against Creighton on Saturday, getting 17 points from Carl Hall in a losing effort at Charles Koch Arena.

Evansville was a 76-65 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Iowa. They covered the 14.5–point spread as underdogs. Evansville got 29 points from Colt Ryan en route to a 76-65 victory over Northern Iowa on Sunday at McLeod Center.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Southern Illinois are 5-5
After playing Creighton are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Illinois State are 3-7
After playing Northern Iowa are 2-8
After a win are 2-8

A few Shockers at Purple Aces trends to consider:
Wichita State is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Evansville
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wichita State's last 5 games on the road
Wichita State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Evansville
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Evansville's last 6 games when playing at home against Wichita State
Evansville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Evansville is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
Evansville is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games when playing Wichita State

Next up:
Wichita State at Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 7
Evansville at Illinois State, Saturday, January 7