NCAA Matchups  >>  Evansville Purple Aces vs. Illinois State Redbirds Preview 01/26/2013

The Evansville Purple Aces and the Illinois State Redbirds will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Redbird Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Redbirds listed as 7-point favorites versus the Purple Aces, while the game's total is sitting at 141.
Evansville won its last outing, a 66-56 result against Bradley on January 23. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite.
Illinois State won its last outing, a 60-58 result against Indiana State on January 23. They failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite.
Evansville:
Team record: 12-8 SU, 10-6-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Illinois State

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Northern Iowa are 4-6
After playing Bradley are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Illinois State:
Team record: 11-9 SU, 8-9 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Evansville
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Evansville

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Bradley are 3-7
After playing Indiana State are 4-6
After a win are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Evansville home to Northern Iowa, Tuesday, January 29
Illinois State at Bradley, Tuesday, January 29