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Drake Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds College Basketball Betting Preview

Drake Bulldogs

vs

Illinois State Redbirds
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Redbird Arena

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Drake when they take on the Illinois State Redbirds on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Drake Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Illinois State sat as -14-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook [custom:bol-link

Drake Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Illinois State Redbirds battles the Drake Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 3-11 mark (2-9-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 5-2 for the Illinois State Redbirds and 1-2 for the Drake Bulldogs.

This game puts the Illinois State Redbirds, most recently No. 60 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Drake Bulldogs, who rate No. 299 in the latest survey.

How Drake Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Drake Bulldogs rank No. 254 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 27.5 per game. That compares with Illinois State’s No. 79 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Illinois State is college basketball's No. 165-ranked team at 5.79 per game, while the Drake Bulldogs rate No. 188 with 5.43 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs were hammered by Missouri State on Saturday, losing by a 62-37 final at JQH Arena in college basketball betting action.

The Redbirds got 24 points from Daishon Knight, but it was Wichita State that prevailed in a 70-62 final on Sunday at Charles Koch Arena.

Drake Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds Betting Odds Trends

Drake is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Drake is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Drake is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Illinois State
Illinois State is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home
Illinois State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Drake
Illinois State is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Drake
Illinois State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Drake

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 10th
Illinois State at Missouri State, Sunday, January 11th

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