Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Braves versus the Aces? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Ford Center in Evansville, IN. Bradley is favored by -9 in this Missouri Valley conference contest against Evansville. The game's over/under currently sits at 141 points.


The Pick: Evansville Aces +9

This game will be played at Ford Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, February 7th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Aces.
  • Not only will Evansville pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can The Braves Secure a Road Victory?

Bradley is currently 17-6 overall and 9-3 in Missouri Valley Conference play. The Braves are coming off a 73-60 win over Illinois State and have won two straight games. On the road this season, Bradley is 7-4, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4.

For the season, Bradley has been favored in 18 of their 23 games, going 15-3 in those contests. Their average scoring margin on the road is +3.0, compared to +13.0 at home. The Braves have a 9-2 record at home this season, and their current home win streak is at six games.

As the favorite, Bradley has been solid vs. the spread this year, going 11-5-2. Their ATS record on the road this season is 6-4-1, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 7-2-1. However, their ATS mark on the road is just 1-2 in their last 3 outings.

Bradley's over/under record for the season is 15-7 and their games have averaged 144.7 points. Today's over/under line of 141 is lower than their season average and the average OU line in their games is 139.7. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and those contests have averaged 155 points.

In their previous game, the Braves' offense finished with 73 points, which is right in line with their current average of 76 points per contest. Offensively, the Braves have a season long field goal percentage of 48%, which is 51st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 71st in percentage and 44th in three-pointers made.

Bradley's defense has been playing well, ranking 70th nationally, with 67.4 points allowed per game. In their previous game vs. Illinois State, the Redbirds finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 60 points vs. Bradley.

Does Evansville Stand a Chance at Home?

Evansville enters this game as a 9-point underdog, and they have gone 8-8 as the underdog this season. Their overall record is 14-9, and they have won three straight games. At home, the Aces are 8-2 this season, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

In their most recent game, Evansville defeated Valparaiso by a score of 63-62. So far this season, the Aces have gone 5-1 when they are the favorites, and they have gone 5-7 in conference play.

As the underdog, Evansville has an 11-5 record vs. the spread this season and they have gone 3-0 ATS in their last 3 games as the underdog. At home, the Aces are 6-4 ATS this year and they have an ATS mark of 5-4 in their last 10 home games. Overall, Evansville is 14-8 vs. the spread this season.

Today's over/under line of 141 is lower than the average over/under line in Evansville's games this year (145.5). This season, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than 141. In their last three games, the average scoring total is just 124 points, and their over/under record in their past 10 games is 3-7.

In their recent matchup, the Evansville offense ended with 63 points against Valparaiso. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.2% and made 4 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Yacine Toumi who comes into today's matchup averaging 12. Ben Humrichous also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.3.

On the defensive side, Evansville is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.5 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Evansville's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.8% this season.