Delaware State Hornets vs Illinois State Redbirds Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Illinois State vs Delaware State battle Sunday at Redbird Arena as the Redbirds look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Redbirds sport records of 2-0 and 2-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hornets have 3-0 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Redbirds and 0-0 for the Hornets.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 134 (Redbirds) and the No. 230 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 101-92 result in favor of the Hornets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Illinois State's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 93 PPG, against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 61 at 57 PPG. The Redbirds field goal percentage has averaged 55.8% so far, more than the Hornets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.
Defensively, Delaware State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Illinois State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 nationally in scoring at home.
Delaware State won its last outing, a 73-69 result against Wagner on November 14. The Hornets grabbed a 73-69 win over the Seahawks on Wednesday, behind a 17-point effort from Kendall Gray at Memorial Hall.
Last time out for Illinois State, they were an 86-84 winner as they battled Drexel on the road. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. The Redbirds got 21 points from Jackie Carmichael as Illinois State ran past Drexel 86-84 on Thursday at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Illinois State Redbirds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Fairleigh Dickinson are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Hornets at Redbirds trends to consider:
Illinois State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Illinois State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Delaware State at Northwestern, Tuesday, November 20
Illinois State home to Fairleigh Dickinson, Tuesday, November 20