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Ball State vs. Evansville - 11/24/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Evansville Purple Aces (2-2) at Ball State Cardinals (2-3)
Date & Time Saturday November 24, 2018, 2:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Ball State Cardinals -10 -- Over/Under: 144.5
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NCAA BB | Evansville Purple Aces (2-2) at Ball State Cardinals (2-3)
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The Evansville Purple Aces take the floor against the Ball State Cardinals in non-conference college basketball action.

The Evansville Purple Aces were strong at both ends of the floor in an 85-63 rout of visiting Texas Southern. Evansville took a nine point lead in to the break and slowly pulled away behind a 46.9%-32.4% shooting edge including a 10-22 performance from beyond the arc.

The Purple Aces received 20 points, four assists and three steals from Shea Feehan on 7-12 from the field including five long balls. Noah Frederking tossed in 16 points on 6-9 accuracy followed by Shamar Givance and John Hall with nine points apiece with Hall hauling in 12 rebounds.

The Ball State Cardinals ended a two game skid with a 94-86 overtime decision versus Appalachian State in the Charleston Classic. Ball State connected at 47.5% and held a 33-19 advantage at the stripe but the Mountaineers managed 13 more shots to stay competitive on 41.7% shooting.

The Cardinals rode the production of Tayler Persons who pumped in 29 points and handed out seven assists on 8-16 from the field and 12-12 at the line. KJ Walton gave Ball State 22 points and six boards on 7-11 accuracy and 8-10 at the stripe followed Tahjai Teague and Trey Moses with 13 points and nine points respectively and six rebounds each.

Ball State are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and Ball State are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. Over is 7-1 in Evansville last 8 vs. Mid-American and over is 4-1 in Evansville last 5 non-conference games.

Ball State is better then they have shown but this spread makes me look twice…

Pick:
Ball State -10

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