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Illinois State Redbirds vs Wichita State Shockers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Wichita State Shockers taking on the Illinois State Redbirds Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Illinois State Redbirds as 11.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Wichita State Shockers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 13-11 and 10-12 ATS Illinois State Redbirds will face the 17-5 Wichita State Shockers, who own a 13-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Illinois State Redbirds are 11-11 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Wichita State Shockers are 11-9.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 105-rated Illinois State Redbirds and the No. 2-ranked Wichita State Shockers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Illinois State's No. 223-ranked offense, averaging 67.25 PPG, against a Shockers defense that ranks No. 9 at 61.36 PPG. The Redbirds field goal percentage has averaged 41.43% so far, less than the Shockers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.79% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Shockers blew out Southern Illinois on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 76-55 win at Charles Koch Arena.

MiKyle McIntosh scored 21 points leading the Redbirds to a 78-70 victory over Loyola of Chicago at Joseph J. Gentile Center on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Wichita State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wichita State's last 8 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois State's last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Illinois State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wichita State at Drake, Tuesday, February 9th
Illinois State at Evansville, Thursday, February 11th

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