The Drake Bulldogs (17-9, 8-5 MVC) are heavy, 16-point underdogs as they try to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Evansville Purple Aces (6-18, 2-11 MVC) on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Knapp Center. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 128.5.
Drake vs. Evansville Predictions
Drake vs. Evansville Betting Odds
Drake vs. Evansville Last 10 Games
- Drake covered the spread three times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
- Drake’s past 10 contests saw six go over the total.
- The past 10 Bulldogs games averaged 11.4 more points (139.9) than this matchup’s point total.
- In their last 10 games, the Bulldogs have a points-per-game average 0.3 points below their season-long scoring average.
- Evansville has a 3-7 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread six times in those games.
- The final scores of the last 10 Evansville games have surpassed the set total five times.
- The past 10 Purple Aces games averaged 0.7 fewer points (127.8) than this matchup’s over/under.
- The Purple Aces’ per-game scoring average across their last 10 games is 56.9, 2.7 points lower than their season-long per-game average.
Drake vs. Evansville Betting Trends
- Drake has registered an 8-18-0 record against the spread this season.
- The Bulldogs are 4-2 ATS when playing as at least 16-point favorites.
- This season, Drake’s games have hit the over 14 times.
- The 74.3 points per game the Bulldogs put up are 5.5 more points than the Purple Aces allow (68.8).
- Drake is 6-12 against the spread and 15-5 overall when scoring more than 68.8 points.
- Evansville has covered the spread 12 times over 22 games with a set spread.
- The Purple Aces are a perfect 1-0 ATS when playing as at least 16-point underdogs.
- Evansville games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 10 times out of 22 chances this season.
- The Purple Aces score 7.6 fewer points per game (59.6) than the Bulldogs give up (67.2).
- When it scores more than 67.2 points, Evansville is 3-1 against the spread and 2-3 overall.
Drake vs. Evansville Over/Under Trends
- Drake and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (128.5 points) 21 times this season.
- This season, nine games Evansville played finished with a combined score over 128.5 points.
- The Bulldogs average 74.3 points per game against the Purple Aces’ 59.6, totaling 5.4 points over the game’s over/under of 128.5.
- These two teams surrender a combined 136 points per game, 7.5 more than this contest’s over/under.
- The Bulldogs have seen a 140.1 average over/under in their games this season, 11.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
- A difference of 0.2 points separates this matchup’s over/under (128.5 points) and the average total points bet in Purple Aces’ games (128.3 points) this season.
Drake Team Leaders
- Garrett Sturtz: 11 PTS, 7.6 REB, 1.2 STL, 58.7 FG%, 29.2 3PT% (7-for-24)
- Tucker DeVries: 13.6 PTS, 40.6 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (60-for-169)
- Tremell Murphy: 9.2 PTS, 40.9 FG%, 30 3PT% (30-for-100)
- D.J. Wilkins: 10.5 PTS, 38.9 FG%, 38.8 3PT% (54-for-139)
- Shanquan Hemphill: 8.5 PTS, 52.3 FG%, 66.7 3PT% (2-for-3)
Evansville Team Leaders
- Shamar Givance: 14.1 PTS, 1.5 STL, 40.3 FG%, 29.8 3PT% (28-for-94)
- Jawaun Newton: 12.7 PTS, 42.7 FG%, 32.6 3PT% (30-for-92)
- Evan Kuhlman: 7 PTS, 1.1 STL, 35.4 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (29-for-83)
- Noah Frederking: 6.8 PTS, 1.1 STL, 33.3 FG%, 28.1 3PT% (32-for-114)
- Blaise Beauchamp: 7.5 PTS, 41.4 FG%, 38.3 3PT% (31-for-81)
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