Drake vs Evansville: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 21, 2021

The Evansville Purple Aces (5-10) are expected to continue a four-game losing streak when they visit the Drake Bulldogs (16-2) as 12.5-point underdogs at 4:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at The Knapp Center. The matchup has an over/under of 135.5 points.

The betting insights 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.

Betting Odds

Drake Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 11-4.
  • The Bulldogs are 2-3 against the spread this season when they are at least a 12.5-point favorite.
  • 9 of 15 Drake games this season (60%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Bulldogs beat Northern Iowa 77-69 and covered the spread as 4.5-point favorites, while going over the 140 point total in their last outing on Wednesday. Joseph Yesufu scored a team-high 20 points in the victory.

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

Drake Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Shanquan Hemphill 20 14.1 6.3 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.1
Roman Penn 23 11.5 3.3 5.6 1.4 0.0 0.8
Tremell Murphy 23 9.9 4.9 1.0 0.8 0.8 1.3
D.J. Wilkins 23 9.7 1.6 1.8 0.9 0.1 2.1
Joseph Yesufu 23 9.0 1.7 1.7 0.9 0.0 1.0

Evansville Betting Information

  • The Purple Aces hold a losing record ATS this season, covering six times and failing to cover nine times.
  • Seven of the Purple Aces 15 games (46.7%) this season have failed to covered the point total.
  • The Purple Aces lost to Indiana State 87-73 and failed to cover the spread as 6-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 127.5 point total on Wednesday in their most recent game. Jawaun Newton put up a team-high 18 points in the loss.

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

Evansville Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jawaun Newton 17 13.1 3.9 2.3 0.6 0.5 1.1
Shamar Givance 20 12.3 4.0 4.2 1.5 0.1 1.2
Noah Frederking 20 11.4 2.7 0.6 0.6 0.2 2.6
Samari Curtis 14 9.8 2.8 0.7 0.5 0.1 1.6
Evan Kuhlman 20 8.0 3.6 2.0 0.5 0.7 1.6

Total Facts

  • Drake’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup point total (135.5 points) in 61.1% of opportunities (11 out of 18 matchups).
  • In Evansville’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup total in five out of 15 matchups (33.3%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 141.5 points per game, 6.0 points more than the total of 135.5 for this game.
  • These two teams give up a combined 134.2 points per game, 1.3 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Bulldogs have seen a 142.9 over/under in their games this season, 7.4 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.6 points more than the average over/under in Purple Aces games this season (132.9 points).

Head to Head

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

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