Drake Bulldogs vs. Missouri State Bears: 1/26/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 26, 2021

The Drake Bulldogs (8-0) will look to extend an eight-game win streak when they visit the Missouri State Bears (7-0) at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 as 4-point favorites. The Bears have won seven games in a row. The matchup has a point total of 144.5.

Betting Information

Drake vs Missouri State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Drake -4 -113 -109 144.5 -110 -113 -190 154

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Drake vs Missouri State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Drake (-4) Over (144.5) Drake 76 Missouri State 71

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Total Facts

  • In five of eight games (62.5%) this season, the Bulldogs and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 144.5 points.
  • Missouri State and its opponents have combined to score at least 144.5 points in 57.1% of their matchups this year (four of seven opportunities).
  • The Bulldogs and the Bears combine to average 23.8 more points per game than the over/under of 144.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 126.2 points per game, 18.3 less than the point total for this matchup.
  • The Bulldogs average point total in outings this season is 146.9, 2.4 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Bears this year is 3.2 points higher than this game’s over/under.

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Drake Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Drake has been strong this season, posting a 5-0 record.
  • The Bulldogs have posted a winning record of 4-0 against the spread when the spread is -4 or higher.
  • The Bulldogs have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 2 times in 5 games this season.

Missouri State Betting Information

  • Missouri State has a winning record against the spread, going 4-0-1 ATS (covering 80% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 4-point underdogs, the Bears have a record ATS of 1-0-1.
  • In the majority of Bears games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (4 out of 5 games, 80%).

Head to Head

Drake vs Missouri State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Missouri State -2 137 -136 +111 Regular Season 97-62 MSRST
1/26/2020 Drake -5 132 -233 +185 Regular Season 71-69 DRAKE
3/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-62 DRAKE
1/20/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-63 DRAKE

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Drake Leaders

  • The Bulldogs scoring leader is Shanquan Hemphill, who averages 14.2 per contest to go with 5.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
  • Darnell Brodie is Drake’s leading rebounder, pulling down 6.5 per game, while Roman Penn is its best passer, averaging 5.8 assists in each contest.
  • D.J. Wilkins provides the bulk of the Bulldogs’ three-point shooting production. He hits 2.7 threes per game to pace the team.
  • The Drake steals leader is Garrett Sturtz, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Issa Samake, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

Missouri State Leaders

  • Gaige Prim has tallied 8.8 boards and 3.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bears leaderboards in those categories.
  • Isiaih Mosley counts for 23.5 points per game, making him the top scorer on Missouri State’s squad.
  • Ja’Monta Black is consistent from three-point range and leads the Bears with 3.0 made threes per game.
  • Prim’s steals (1.2 steals per game) and blocks (1.6 blocks per game) pace Missouri State on defense.
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