Drake vs. Evansville: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

The Drake Bulldogs (20-5, 11-3 MVC) will face the Evansville Purple Aces (15-10, 6-8 MVC) on Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET at Ford Center. Darnell Brodie and Yacine Toumi will be among the players to watch for the Bulldogs and Purple Aces, respectively. Tuesday’s matchup between the Bulldogs and the Purple Aces features the Bulldogs as solid 8-point favorites. The over/under is 146.5 points for the game.

Drake vs. Evansville Betting Lines

Drake vs Evansville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Drake -8 146.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Drake (-8)
Total Pick Under (146.5)

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Drake vs. Evansville Stat Rankings

Drake Avg. (Rank) Evansville Avg. (Rank)
79.4 (57th) Points Scored 73.0 (209th)
68.6 (97th) Points Allowed 72.4 (198th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
7.1 (298th) Off. Rebounds 6.9 (311th)
8.2 (102nd) 3pt Made 6.8 (238th)
15.7 (45th) Assists 13.6 (140th)
9.0 (15th) Turnovers 11.4 (176th)

Drake vs. Evansville Betting Trends

  • The Bulldogs have beaten the spread 12 times in 24 games.
  • Drake is 5-7 ATS as 8-point favorites or more.
  • The Bulldogs have played 24 games this year, and 11 of them have hit the over.
  • Drake’s games have had more than 146.5 points scored on 13 occasions this year.
  • The total for this game is 146.5, 1.5 points fewer than the average total in Bulldogs games thus far this season.
  • Evansville is 16-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • As 8-point underdogs or greater, the Purple Aces are 6-4 against the spread.
  • Drake has played 24 games this season, and 11 of them have hit the over.
  • Purple Aces games have had over 146.5 points eight times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.1 points higher than the average scoring total for Evansville’s games (145.4).

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Drake Impact Players

  • Brodie leads his team in rebounds per contest (8.6), and also posts 12.3 points and 2.1 assists. At the other end, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Atin Wright posts 13.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, shooting 45.2% from the field and 38.0% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Kevin Overton posts 11.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game, shooting 44.9% from the field and 31.8% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Conor Enright posts 6.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. At the other end, he delivers 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.

Evansville Impact Players

  • Toumi is No. 1 on the Purple Aces in scoring (11.5 points per game) and rebounding (6.5), and puts up 1.5 assists. He also delivers 0.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Kenny Strawbridge Jr. is putting up a team-best 2.5 assists per contest. He’s also delivering 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds, hitting 42.9% of his shots from the floor.
  • Tanner Cuff leads the Purple Aces in assists (2.5 per game), and puts up 7.9 points and 4.3 rebounds. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Ben Humrichous gets the Purple Aces 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He also posts 0.7 steals and 1.1 blocked shots.
  • Joshua Hughes is averaging 7.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game, making 50.0% of his shots from the field.

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