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Illinois State Redbirds Battle vs Murray State Racers Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Illinois State Redbirds host Murray State on Sunday, looking to build on their 3-6 mark against the 5-4 Racers in college basketball betting action at Redbird Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Murray State Racers were listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Murray State Racers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Murray State Racers have watched them go 5-4 and 3-4 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Illinois State Redbirds are at 3-6 and 2-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Illinois State Redbirds are 3-4, while the Murray State Racers have a 3-4 mark.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 237-ranked Illinois State Redbirds and the No. 131-rated Murray State Racers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Illinois State's No. 232 nationally ranked offense (65.44 points per game) against a Murray State Racers defense that sits as the No. 107 at 68.33 PPG. The Illinois State Redbirds have been averaging 39.92% from the field, less than the Racers have managed so far this season (43.53% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Murray State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • Murray State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Murray State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Murray State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • Illinois State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Murray State home to Southern Illinois, Friday, December 18th
Illinois State at Illinois-Chicago, Wednesday, December 16th