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NCAA Basketball Odds: Wichita State Shockers vs Evansville Purple Aces

The Evansville Purple Aces hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Wichita State Shockers pay a visit to Ford Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Evansville Purple Aces betting line opened as 11-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Wichita State Shockers vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wichita State Shockers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Tuesday; they are 7-8-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Evansville Purple Aces are 6-9 ATS. Wichita State Shockers are 12-4 on betting the total; Evansville Purple Aces are 7-8.

The Purple Aces - Shockers odds would favor the Shockers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Evansville is rated No. 159 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wichita State is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Wichita State is ranked No. 13 in NCAA basketball at 40.68 per game. Contrast that with Evansville's No. 195 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Evansville is the No. 262-ranked team in the country at 3.89 per game, while Wichita State rates No. 56 at 8.74 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Landry Shamet scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Shockers to a win (they lost 76-62 to Illinois State at Redbird Arena on Saturday).

The Purple Aces got 19 points from Jaylon Brown, but it was Southern Illinois that prevailed in a 73-61 final on Saturday at Ford Center.

Betting Trends
  • Wichita State is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Wichita State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Evansville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Evansville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Evansville's last 5 games
  • Evansville is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wichita State home to Indiana State, Saturday, January 21st
Evansville at Loyola-Chicago, Saturday, January 21st