A game after he scored 32 points in an 85-71 win over Evansville, Joseph Yesufu leads the Drake Bulldogs (17-2) at home against the Evansville Purple Aces (5-11) as 11.5-point favorites. The matchup, which tips off at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, February 22, 2021, airs on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 134.5.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 1:19 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The DraftKings line for this game has the Bulldogs favored by 11.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (16.3 points). Put your money on the Bulldogs.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (138.0 points) slightly higher than the DraftKings over/under (134.5 points).
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 74.6 points, 1.6 more points than their implied total of 73 points in Monday’s game.
- Drake is aiming to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (73) for the 14th time this season.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Purple Aces (68.1) is 6.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (62).
- Evansville has scored more than 62 points in eight games this season.
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 11.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|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|
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