Evansville at Indiana State
|Date & Time||Wednesday February 6, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Terre Haute, IN
Indiana State -4 / over-under: 138
The Indiana State Sycamores host the Evansville Purple Aces in MVC college basketball on Wednesday.
The Evansville Purple Aces are coming off of a 64-53 victory against visiting Valparaiso on Saturday as a 2.5 point home favorite.
Evansville overcame went on a 40-26 second half run to break open a close game behind more long balls and free throws.
Marty Hill led a balanced Purple Aces offense with 14 points and six boards with KJ Riley adding ten points and 12 rebounds.
Evansville received eight points, four pulls and five helpers from Shamar Givance followed by Noah Frederking and John Hall with seven points apiece.
The Indiana State Sycamores have been struggling with losses in five of six capped off by a 68-62 defeat against visiting Drake on Saturday.
Indian State led by three points at the halfway point before Drake took control over the final 20 minutes with a 48.1%-40% shooting edge.
Tyreke Key was the Sycamores go to scorer with 23 points and three yanks while Bronson Kessinger tossed in 16 points with three pulls.
Jordan Barnes gave Indiana State 12 points, five boards and five helpers followed Emondre Rickman who chipped in with six points.
Evansville Purple Aces are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Evansville Purple Aces are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Missouri Valley. Indiana State Sycamores are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games and Indiana State Sycamores are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 vs. Missouri Valley and Indiana State Sycamores are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games. Underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Neither team has been tearing it up so that has me thinking that the points are valuable in a competitive game…