Missouri State Bears vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds
The Indiana State Sycamores will hit the floor running against the visiting Missouri State Bears Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Indiana State will face the 5-12 Bears, who own a 5-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Sycamores are 8-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 4-5 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with Indiana State in this one found them as 11.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 65-rated Sycamores and the No. 227-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 66-61 result in favor of the Sycamores.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Indiana State's No. 168-rated squad against Missouri State's No. 316-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Indiana State rates No. 223 in the country with 5.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 247 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Missouri State owns the country's No. 76-rated mark, allowing 64.5 points per game on the highway. Indiana State, on the other hand, rates No. 142 in scoring at home.
Missouri State lost its last outing, a 74-52 result against Creighton on January 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. Missouri State was run off the court by the Bluejays on Friday as Creighton routed them 74-52 at JQH Arena.
Indiana State was a 76-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Southern Illinois. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. Manny Arop scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Sycamores to a win (they lost 76-71 to Southern Illinois at SIU Arena on Saturday).
Missouri State Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Bradley are 3-7
After playing Creighton are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Evansville are 4-6
After playing Southern Illinois are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bears at Sycamores trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Missouri State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Indiana State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana State's last 5 games when playing at home against Missouri State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing Missouri State
Indiana State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Missouri State at Bradley, Saturday, January 19
Indiana State home to Evansville, Saturday, January 19