The Evansville Purple Aces (5-9) are 7-point underdogs as they look to break a three-game losing streak when they visit the Indiana State Sycamores (11-5) on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Hulman Center. The contest airs at 5:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 129.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Sycamores (-7)

The model projects the Sycamores to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (8.8 to 7).

Pick OU:
Over (129)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.3 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Indiana State 71, Evansville 62

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 average implied total for the Sycamores this season is 71.7 points, 3.7 more points than their implied total of 68 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Indiana State will look to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (68) for the eighth time this season.
  • The 67.9-point average implied total on the season for the Purple Aces is 6.9 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Evansville has scored more than 61 points seven times 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 7+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Sycamores 11-3-1 0-0 4-10-1
Purple Aces 6-8 0-0 7-7

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
2/14/2021 Evansville Win 76-70 2/14/2021 Indiana State Loss 76-70
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

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