Fairleigh Dickinson Knights visit Illinois State Redbirds in college basketball clash
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs Illinois State Redbirds Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Fairleigh Dickinson when they take on the Illinois State Redbirds on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Redbirds bring a 3-0 record (2-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 0-2 Knights, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Illinois State go 1-0 so far and the Knights go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Redbirds - Knights odds would favor the Redbirds if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Illinois State is rated No. 134 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Fairleigh Dickinson is at No. 327. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 103-46 win for the Redbirds.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Knights rank No. 346 in NCAA Division 1 with 22.5 per game. That compares with Illinois State’s No. 121 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Illinois State is college basketball's No. 51-ranked team at 8.3 per game, while the Knights rate No. 106 with 7 per game.
Defensively, Fairleigh Dickinson features the nation's No. 347-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.5 points per game. Illinois State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 nationally in scoring at home.
Fairleigh Dickinson was an 80-53 loser in its last match on the road against Northwestern. Fairleigh Dickinson was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Northwestern and falling by an 80-53 score at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Illinois State was an 87-48 winner in its last match at home against Delaware State. The Redbirds blew out Delaware State on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 87-48 win at Redbird Arena.
Illinois State Redbirds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Knights at Redbirds trends to consider:
Illinois State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Illinois State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Fairleigh Dickinson home to Delaware State, Friday, November 23
Illinois State home to UAB, Friday, November 23