Jacksonville State Gamecocks at Evansville Aces Betting Prediction


Expect a fast-paced game when the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (5-4) head to Evansville to take on the Aces (5-4). Action begins at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018, and can be seen on ESPN 3.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs. Evansville Aces Betting Odds

Both teams got blown out in their last contest. The Aces fell to the Illinois Fighting Illini, 99-60, while the Gamecocks were defeated by the Samford Bulldogs, 92-72.

Jacksonville State had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (33.3 vs. 22.2) while Evansville had a much better free throw rate (0.264 vs. 0.099). Evansville’s Marty Hill had a solid performance, putting up 13 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Jacksonville State was led by Jason Burnell, who recorded 16 points and eight rebounds.

There could be plenty of transition action in this meeting that showcases two of the country’s more fast-breaking teams. Evansville ranks 16th in possessions per game (67.7) and Jacksonville State is 38th (69.0) since the 2017-18 season.

Jacksonville State at Evansville Betting Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Evansville, ATS Winner – Evansville, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Evansville ranks 66th in three pointers attempted per game (16.4) while Jacksonville State ranks 282nd (17.7).
  • The Gamecocks rank eighth in steals per game (6.8) while the Aces rank 150th (5.9).
  • Evansville averages 13.3 assists per game, which ranks 109th in the country. Jacksonville State ranks 129th in assists allowed per game (11.9).
  • The Gamecocks average 37.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 112th in the nation. The Aces rank 276th in rebounds allowed per game (33.8).
  • Jacksonville State ranks 24th in blocks per game (4.9) while Evansville ranks 184th (2.8).