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Feb 14, 7:05 PM | Hulman Center

Illinois State Redbirds vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds

16-10TEAM RECORD15-11

Indiana State will look to improve on its 15-11 record on Tuesday when they host Illinois State in NCAAB odds action at Hulman Center.

Supporters of the Redbirds have watched them go 16-10 and 12-10 ATS on the year, while the Sycamores are at 15-11 and 10-15 ATS. In totals betting, the Sycamores are 13-12, while the Redbirds have a 13-9 mark.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Sycamores as 4-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Sycamores rated this week at No. 256 and the Redbirds sitting at No. 143. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 71-66 result in favor of the Redbirds.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Indiana State has the nation's No. 240-rated offensive output, at 65 PPG. The visiting Redbirds defense ranks No. 92 allowing on average 63.7 PPG. The Sycamores FG% has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Redbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.

Defensively, Illinois State features the nation's No. 266-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Indiana State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 272 nationally in scoring at home.

Illinois State was a 78-63 loser in its last match on the road against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Illinois State suffered a 78-63 loss against Northern Iowa on Saturday, getting 17 points from Bryant Allen in a losing effort at McLeod Center.

Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 78-68 winner as they battled Southern Illinois at home. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. The Sycamores got 18 points from Jordan Printy as Indiana State ran past Southern Illinois 78-68 on Saturday at Hulman Center.

Illinois State Redbirds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
After playing Northern Iowa are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Butler are 5-5
After playing Southern Illinois are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Redbirds at Sycamores trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Illinois State's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Illinois State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Illinois State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Illinois State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Indiana State is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing at home against Illinois State
Indiana State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Illinois State
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Indiana State's last 11 games when playing Illinois State

Next up:
Illinois State home to Oakland, Saturday, February 18
Indiana State at Butler, Saturday, February 18