Drake Bulldogs vs. Evansville Purple Aces: 2/21/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 21, 2021

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

Betting Information

Drake vs Evansville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Drake -12.5 -110 -110 135.5 -109 -113 -1000 630

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Computer picks for Drake vs Evansville
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Drake (-12.5) Over (135.5) Drake 77 Evansville 61

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Total Facts

  • In 11 of 18 games (61.1%) this year, the Bulldogs and their opponents have put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 135.5 points.
  • Evansville has played in five games this year (out of 15 total matchups — 33.3% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 135.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 141.5 points per game, 6.0 more points than the over/under of 135.5 set for this game.
  • The Bulldogs and the Purple Aces have seen their opponents average a combined 1.3 fewer points per game than the point total of 135.5 set in this matchup.
  • The average point total in Bulldogs games this season is 7.4 more points than the over/under of 135.5 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under in Purple Aces games this season is 2.6 fewer points than the point total of 135.5 for this outing.

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Drake Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Drake has been strong this season, posting an 11-4 record.
  • The Bulldogs have posted a losing record of 2-3 against the spread when the spread is -12.5 or higher.
  • The Bulldogs have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 6 times in 15 games this season.

Evansville Betting Information

  • The Purple Aces have a 6-9 record against the spread, covering in only 40% of their contests.
  • Evansville has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 53.3% of matchups this year (8 out of 15 chances).

Head to Head

Drake vs Evansville (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/16/2020 Drake -12 138 -905 +579 Regular Season 85-80 DRAKE
1/22/2020 Drake -6 132 -268 +210 Regular Season 73-50 DRAKE
1/23/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-66 DRAKE
1/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-77 EVANS

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Drake Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Bulldogs this season is Shanquan Hemphill, who averages 14.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game.
  • Darnell Brodie is the Bulldogs leading rebounder, grabbing 7.3 per game, while Roman Penn is their best passer, distributing 5.6 assists in each contest.
  • D.J. Wilkins contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Bulldogs. He makes 2.1 threes per game.
  • The Drake steals leader is Penn, who averages 1.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Tremell Murphy, who compiles 0.8 rejections per contest.

Evansville Leaders

  • Jawaun Newton is at the top of the Purple Aces scoring leaderboard with 13.1 points per game. He also grabs 3.9 rebounds and racks up 2.3 assists per game.
  • Jax Levitch is atop the Purple Aces rebounding leaderboard with 5.1 rebounds per game, and Shamar Givance leads the team in assists with 4.2 per outing.
  • Noah Frederking leads the Purple Aces in three-point shooting with an average of 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Givance (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for Evansville while Evan Kuhlman (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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