NCAAB Basketball - Preview

NCAAB BASKETBALL

Illinois State Redbirds vs. Missouri State Bears

The Illinois State Redbirds and the Missouri State Bears will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at JQH Arena.

Illinois State won its last outing, a 69-64 result against DePaul on December 22. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite.

Missouri State was an 81-78 winner in their most recent outing at home against SE Missouri State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites.

Illinois State:
Team record: 7-5 SU, 5-6 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Missouri State
is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Missouri State

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Southern Illinois are 4-6
After playing DePaul are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Missouri State:
Team record: 10-2 SU, 2-4 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Illinois State
is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Illinois State

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing SE Missouri State are 3-1
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Illinois State home to Southern Illinois, Sunday, January 5
Missouri State at Loyola of Chicago, Sunday, January 5