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Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders 02/07/2021 Picks, NCAAB Spread & Previews
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Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders 02/07/2021 – An unbalanced Missouri Valley Conference game is all set to take place between Drake Bulldogs and Valparaiso Crusaders. The Bulldogs will hit the road in this game to square-off from Athletics-Recreation Center in Valparaiso, Indiana. Drake is holding the top spot in the Missouri Valley Conference play and they are against the Crusaders who hold the seventh position. The best college basketball bets are flourishing online with this anticipated game. The Crusaders will look forward to rebound from their last defeat, but they are up against the toughest team in the Missouri Valley Conference play.
Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders 02/07/2021
The Drake Bulldogs are one of those few teams that are yet to taste defeat this season. Drake will enter this game with a hot 18-game winning streak. In their conference play, the Bulldogs are holding a solid 9-0 record and are all set to knock out the Crusaders. Drake is way ahead of Loyola in the second spot. The Bulldogs defeated the Crusaders last night with a final score of 80-77. ShanQuan is the leading scorer for the Bulldogs with an average of close to 15 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Darnell Brodie is the leader with 7.4 per game. Roman Penn is the leader in assists with 5.5 per game on average.
Players to watch: S. Hemphill F (GP 17 MIN 26.4 PTS 14.4 REB 5.5 AST 1.5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.3 TO 1.3 FG% 58.5 FT% 67.3 3P% 33.3), R. Penn G (GP 17 MIN 25.8 PTS 12.5 REB 3 AST 5.5 STL 1.1 BLK 0.1 TO 2.4 FG% 52.2 FT% 71.4 3P% 34.8), D.J. Wilkins G (GP 17 MIN 26.1 PTS 10.1 REB 1.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 0.9 FG% 43.6 FT% 82.4 3P% 46.2).
The Crusaders dropped six of their nine conference games and are 6-12 with their overall play. Valparaiso has a long way to make it to the top and they have plenty of room for improvement. In their last game, the Crusaders tried their best to get past the Bulldogs. The leading scorer for the Crusaders is Ben Krikke with an average of close to 13 points per game. Donovan Clay is the leader in rebounds with 5.2 per game. When it comes to passing, Daniel Sackey is the leader with 4.2 per game.
Players to watch: B. Krikke F (GP 17 MIN 26.9 PTS 12.4 REB 4.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 0.8 TO 1.3 FG% 54.3 FT% 75.6 3P% 30.8), D. Clay G (GP 17 MIN 32 PTS 11.2 REB 5.2 AST 2.2 STL 0.9 BLK 1.5 TO 2.2 FG% 41.6 FT% 66.7 3P% 20.7), N. Robinson G (GP 8 MIN 24.5 PTS 9.1 REB 3.6 AST 2 STL 1.5 BLK 0.5 TO 1.8 FG% 48 FT% 81.8 3P% 36.8).
Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Predictions
Drake is 14-2 ATS in their last 16 games.
Valparaiso is 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
Drake Bulldogs vs Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Bulldogs will have a clear victory once again against the Crusaders. The top betting websites 2021 has predicted the Bulldogs to win and cover and build on their winning streak.
Moneyline: The ML for Drake in this game is -1100 and the ML for Valparaiso is +700.
Spread: The spread for this game is 13 (-110) with Drake holding -13 (-110) and Valparaiso holding +13 (-110).
Totals: The total will go over 139 (-110) for the winning team and the same will go under for the losing team.
Score Prediction: 71-68, Bulldogs win.