Illinois State favored by 13 against Missouri State on Wednesday

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Feb 27, 8:05 PM | Redbird Arena

Missouri State Bears vs Illinois State Redbirds Odds

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The Illinois State Redbirds hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Missouri State Bears pay a visit to Redbird Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Redbirds are 16-13 so far on the season, and 12-14 ATS vs. the number. The Bears, meanwhile, are 9-20 and 14-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Illinois State go 10-14 and the Bears go 11-9-1 on the totals.

View Missouri State vs Illinois State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Redbirds were listed as 13-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 282-rated Missouri State taking on the No. 117-rated Redbirds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-62 win for the Redbirds on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Illinois State's No. 135-rated squad against Missouri State's No. 332-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Illinois State rates No. 67 in the country with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 238 nationally with 5.6 per match.

Defensively, Missouri State features the nation's No. 87-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Illinois State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 43 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Missouri State, they were a 57-54 winner as they battled Eastern Michigan on the road. They covered in the match as a 2-point underdog. Missouri State got 16 points from Anthony Downing en route to a 57-54 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday at EMU Convocation Center.

Illinois State was an 80-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Utah State. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Illinois State got 35 points from Tyler Brown en route to an 80-71 loss at the hands of Illinois State on Saturday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Missouri State Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Bradley are 3-7
After playing Eastern Michigan are 1-0
After a win are 2-8

Illinois State Redbirds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Northern Iowa are 7-3
After playing Utah State are 1-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Bears at Redbirds trends to consider:
Missouri State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
Missouri State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
Missouri State is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois State's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Illinois State's last 6 games when playing Missouri State
Illinois State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Missouri State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois State's last 5 games

Next up:
Missouri State at Bradley, Saturday, March 2
Illinois State at Northern Iowa, Saturday, March 2

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