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Illinois State Redbirds visit Bradley Braves in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Bradley Braves host Illinois State on Wednesday, looking to build on their 3-16 mark against the 9-10 Redbirds in college basketball betting action at Carver Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Illinois State Redbirds in this one, their betting line was listed as -9-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Bradley Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois State Redbirds will look to cover the spread vs the Bradley Braves on Wednesday, as the Redbirds are 7-10 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Braves are 6-11 ATS. Illinois State is 7-10 against the total, while Bradley is 5-12 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 315-rated Bradley Braves and the No. 121-ranked Illinois State Redbirds, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Bradley's No. 254-ranked offense, averaging 53.63 PPG, against a Redbirds defense that ranks No. 90 at 67.89 PPG. The Braves field goal percentage has averaged 36.03% so far, less than the Redbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.38% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Illinois State suffered a 66-55 loss against Evansville on Friday, getting 12 points from Paris Lee in a losing effort at Redbird Arena.

Callum Barker scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Braves to a win (they lost 61-42 to Missouri State at Carver Arena on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Illinois State's last 12 games
  • Illinois State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games when playing Bradley
  • Bradley is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Bradley is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bradley's last 7 games
  • Bradley is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois State home to Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 23rd
Bradley at Wichita State, Saturday, January 23rd