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Evansville @ Valparaiso

Current Records: Evansville 6-20; Valparaiso 12-15

What to Know

A Missouri Valley battle is on tap between the Valparaiso Beacons and the Evansville Aces at 8 p.m. ET on Monday at Athletics-Recreation Center. Valpo will be strutting in after a victory while Evansville will be stumbling in from a defeat.

The Aces are out to make up for these teams' matchup this past Saturday. Valpo enjoyed a cozy 72-56 win over Evansville. Valpo got double-digit scores from four players: guard Kobe King (21), guard Kevion Taylor (16), forward Ben Krikke (12), and guard Sheldon Edwards (11). Kobe King's performance made up for a slower contest against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers last week.

The Beacons are the favorite in this one, with an expected 8.5-point margin of victory. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

Evansville's loss took them down to 6-20 while Valparaiso's win pulled them up to 12-15. We'll see if the Aces can steal Valpo's luck or if Valpo records another victory instead.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Athletics-Recreation Center -- Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Beacons are a big 8.5-point favorite against the Aces, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Beacons as a 9.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -113

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Series History

Evansville have won six out of their last ten games against Valparaiso.

  • Feb 19, 2022 - Valparaiso 72 vs. Evansville 56
  • Feb 01, 2021 - Evansville 58 vs. Valparaiso 51
  • Jan 31, 2021 - Evansville 70 vs. Valparaiso 52
  • Mar 05, 2020 - Valparaiso 58 vs. Evansville 55
  • Jan 26, 2020 - Valparaiso 67 vs. Evansville 65
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Valparaiso 81 vs. Evansville 79
  • Mar 02, 2019 - Evansville 65 vs. Valparaiso 63
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Evansville 64 vs. Valparaiso 53
  • Feb 07, 2018 - Evansville 63 vs. Valparaiso 59
  • Jan 24, 2018 - Evansville 75 vs. Valparaiso 65

Injury Report for Valparaiso

  • Thomas Kithier: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
  • Preston Ruedinger: Game-Time Decision (Leg)
  • Keyondre Young: Game-Time Decision (Hand)
  • Trevor Anderson: Out for the Season (Back)

Injury Report for Evansville

  • Jawaun Newton: Out (Undisclosed)