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Drake vs Evansville Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

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Drake vs Evansville Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Drake Bulldogs (25-6, 16-4 MVC) square off in the MVC tournament against the No. 10 seed Evansville Purple Aces (16-16, 6-14 MVC) on Friday at Enterprise Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Drake vs. Evansville Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Drake is a 13.5-point favorite over Evansville on Friday and the over/under is set at 143.5 points. Keep reading for a few betting insights and trends if you are planning on making a wager on the game.

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Drake vs. Evansville: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Drake is 15-15-0 ATS this season.
  • Evansville is 18-13-0 ATS this season.
  • Evansville covers the spread when it is a 13.5-point underdog or more 50% of the time. That's more often than Drake covers as a favorite of 13.5 or more (37.5%).
  • The Bulldogs have done a better job covering the spread at home (9-6-0) than they have in road affairs (4-7-0).
  • The Purple Aces have performed better against the spread at home (8-6-0) than away (8-7-0) this season.
  • Drake has 12 wins against the spread in 20 conference games this season.
  • Evansville is 10-11-0 against the spread in MVC action this season.

Drake vs. Evansville: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Drake has been victorious in 22, or 81.5%, of the 27 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Bulldogs have not lost in eight games this year when favored by -1300 or better on the moneyline.
  • Evansville has been the moneyline underdog 26 total times this season. Evansville has gone 11-15 in those games.
  • The Purple Aces have not won a game when entering as a moneyline underdog with odds of +760 or longer in four chances.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Drake has a 92.9% chance of walking away with the win.

Drake vs. Evansville Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Drake averages 80.7 points per game (36th in college basketball) while allowing 70.7 per contest (138th in college basketball). It has a +309 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 10.0 points per game.
  • Tucker DeVries paces Drake, recording 21.9 points per game (fifth in the country).
  • Evansville puts up 71.9 points per game (236th in college basketball) while allowing 73.4 per contest (234th in college basketball). It has a -47 scoring differential and has been outscored by 1.5 points per game.
  • Ben Humrichous leads Evansville, averaging 15.2 points per game (263rd in college basketball).
  • The Bulldogs record 34.5 rebounds per game (234th in college basketball) while conceding 32.8 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 1.7 boards per game.
  • Darnell Brodie paces the team with 8.1 rebounds per game (84th in college basketball action).
  • The Purple Aces lose the rebound battle by 1.2 boards on average. They collect 34.1 rebounds per game, 260th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 35.3.
  • Yacine Toumi averages 6.4 rebounds per game (263rd in college basketball) to lead the Purple Aces.
  • Drake ranks 13th in college basketball by averaging 105.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 172nd in college basketball, allowing 92.6 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Purple Aces rank 213th in college basketball with 93.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 264th defensively with 95.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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