The Evansville Purple Aces (5-10) are big, 12.5-point underdogs as they look to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Drake Bulldogs (16-2) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at The Knapp Center. The game airs at 4:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 135.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 21, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bulldogs (-12.5)

The Bulldogs are the bet in this contest. They’re favored by 3.5 more points in the model than DraftKings (16.0 to 12.5).

Pick OU:
Over (135.5)

The model predicts a total 1.6 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Drake 77, Evansville 61

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 Bulldogs this season is 74.7 points, 0.7 more points than their implied total of 74 points in Sunday’s game.
  • Drake has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (74) 13 times this season.
  • The Purple Aces’ average implied point total on the season (67.9 points) is 5.9 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (62 points).
  • This season, Evansville has scored more than this game’s implied total of 62 points seven times.

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

Drake and Evansville Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 12.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bulldogs 11-4 2-3 9-6
Purple Aces 6-9 0-0 8-7

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

Last 5 Games


Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/17/2021 Northern Iowa Win 77-69 2/17/2021 Indiana State Loss 87-73
2/14/2021 Loyola Chicago Win 51-50 2/14/2021 Indiana State Loss 76-70
2/13/2021 Loyola Chicago Loss 81-54 2/7/2021 Loyola Chicago Loss 69-58
2/10/2021 Northern Iowa Win 80-59 2/6/2021 Loyola Chicago Loss 68-55
2/7/2021 Valparaiso Loss 74-57 2/1/2021 Valparaiso Win 58-51

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