Illinois State Redbirds home to Indiana State Sycamores in NCAA Basketball betting action
Indiana State Sycamores vs Illinois State Redbirds Odds
The Illinois State Redbirds will try to cover the spread at Redbird Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Indiana State Sycamores in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Redbirds are 10-9 overall and 8-8 ATS ATS, while the Sycamores are 12-6 and 10-5 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Illinois State boasts a 7-7 on the OU, and Indiana State is 9-5.
The visitors opened as 7.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 90-rated Indiana State taking on the No. 136-rated Redbirds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-72 win for the Redbirds on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sycamores rank No. 196 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.6 per game. That compares with Illinois State’s No. 160 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Illinois State is college basketball's No. 55-ranked team at 7.6 per game, while the Sycamores rate No. 235 with 5.6 per game.
Defensively, Indiana State features the nation's No. 108-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. Illinois State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 nationally in scoring at home.
Indiana State won its last outing, a 72-62 result against Evansville on January 19. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. The Sycamores got 19 points from Manny Arop as Indiana State ran past Evansville 72-62 on Saturday at Hulman Center.
Last time out for Illinois State, they were a 70-56 winner as they battled Southern Illinois on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. Tyler Brown scored 22 points leading the Redbirds to a 70-56 victory over Southern Illinois at SIU Arena on Sunday.
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Northern Iowa are 4-6
After playing Evansville are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Illinois State Redbirds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Evansville are 5-5
After playing Southern Illinois are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Sycamores at Redbirds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
Indiana State is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
Indiana State is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois State's last 6 games
Illinois State is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Illinois State's last 7 games when playing at home against Indiana State
Illinois State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Indiana State
Indiana State home to Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 26
Illinois State home to Evansville, Saturday, January 26