The Indiana State Sycamores (10-5) hit the road in MVC play against the Evansville Purple Aces (5-8) on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The Sycamores are 2.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of 126.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 14, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Purple Aces (+2.5)

The DraftKings line for this matchup is within 0.2 points of the model. Stay away from this one.

Pick OU:
Over (126.5)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 6.1 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Indiana State 67, Evansville 65

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Sycamores’ average implied point total this season is 7.3 more points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (72.3 implied points on average compared to 65 implied points in this game).
  • Indiana State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (65) 11 times.
  • The Purple Aces’ average implied point total on the season (68.3 points) is 6.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (62 points).
  • Evansville has totaled more than 62 points in five games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Indiana State and Evansville Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Sycamores 10-3-1 4-1 3-10-1
Purple Aces 6-7 1-2 6-7

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Indiana State

Evansville
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/7/2021 Northern Iowa Loss 70-67 2/7/2021 Loyola Chicago Loss 69-58
2/6/2021 Northern Iowa Win 61-57 2/6/2021 Loyola Chicago Loss 68-55
2/1/2021 Bradley Win 67-55 2/1/2021 Valparaiso Win 58-51
1/31/2021 Bradley Win 60-57 1/31/2021 Valparaiso Win 70-52
1/26/2021 Southern Illinois Win 71-59 1/17/2021 Bradley Loss 86-55

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