Valparaiso vs Drake Basketball Odds

The Crusaders will play the Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Valparaiso and Drake are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Valparaiso currently has a 94.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Drake is 98.67.
  • Away Valparaiso - Valparaiso starts this game with a 1-8 record as an away team, ranking them 5th in the Missouri Valley Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Drake - Drake meets Valparaiso boasting a 11-0 record as a home team. They currently rank 1st in the Missouri Valley Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Valparaiso currently ranks 8th (0.200) in the Missouri Valley Conference, with Drake now standing 2nd (0.800) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Missouri Valley Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Valparaiso has a 0.286 overall win percentage, with Drake, matching up with a 0.810 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Valparaiso currently possesses 6-15 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Drake has tallied a 17-4 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Hear ye, hear ye! Valparaiso, with a 6-15 record, faces Drake, 17-4, on January 31st. Conference records are crucial as they determine tournament seeds. Valparaiso stands at 2-8 in the Missouri Valley Conference, while Drake boasts an 8-2 standing. Valparaiso has lost their last 2 games, while Drake comes off a victory. Review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. You can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below.

In this wizardly clash, Valparaiso carries a struggling record, seeking redemption. Their conference standing reflects their hardship, but they bring determination. Drake, on the other hand, rides high with a formidable 17-4 overall record. Their conference performance showcases their might, holding the second spot. Valparaiso's recent losses have cast a shadow, while Drake basks in the glory of their last win. The stakes are high, and the outcome uncertain. Who shall prevail in this enchanting showdown? Tune in on January 31st to witness the clash of these mighty teams.

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Valparaiso
Favorite

Drake
Drake has a -19.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Valparaiso has a +20.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Valparaiso is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 144.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 145 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Valparaiso
Favorite

Drake
Drake is the -5000 moneyline favorite. Risk $5,000 to win $100 on Drake at BetMGM. Valparaiso is the +1400 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $1,400 on Valparaiso. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Valparaiso vs Drake College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

Drake is a -19.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Valparaiso is a +20.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Valparaiso vs Drake College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

The best over line is 144.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 145 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Valparaiso vs Drake College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024?

Drake is a -5000 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Valparaiso is a +1400 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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College Basketball Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Valparaiso
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Underdog Valparaiso - Valparaiso bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +20.5 Valparaiso underdog bet wins if they lose by 20 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 21 or more.

Favorite Drake - Drake bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -20.5 Drake favorite bet wins if they win by 21 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 20 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Valparaiso at Drake Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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Drake
Team Total Points
VALPO at DRK
1/31/24 8:00pm EST
83.5 o -11083.5 u -121Bet
Valparaiso
Team Total Points
VALPO at DRK
1/31/24 8:00pm EST
62.5 o -11062.5 u -121Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Valparaiso, Drake
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Drake28-70.80016-06-516-4+10.800L1
Valparaiso7-250.2196-111-133-17+140.150L1

Valparaiso & Drake Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Valparaiso Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Valparaiso YR: futures available

Drake Championship Odds
2024-25 Drake NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

Team
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Valparaiso & Drake Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Valparaiso vs Drake College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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