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Illinois State Redbirds Favored by -5 Point Spread Against the Bradley Braves on Wednesday

Illinois State Redbirds


Bradley Braves
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Carver Arena

The Bradley Braves will look to improve on a 8-19 record on Wednesday when they host the Illinois State Redbirds in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Carver Arena.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Bradley Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the Bradley Braves in this one found them listed as 5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Wednesday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Redbirds was expected to move the line.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Bradley Braves Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Bradley Braves sport a record of 8-19 and 8-15 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Illinois State Redbirds have 15-11 and 11-13-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-12 for the Bradley Braves and 10-9 for the Illinois State Redbirds.

The Braves - Redbirds odds would favor the Redbirds if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Bradley is rated No. 204 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Illinois State is at No. 53.

How Illinois State Redbirds vs Bradley Braves Stats Matchup

The game also pits Bradley's No. 252-ranked offense, averaging 58.11 PPG, against a Redbirds defense that ranks No. 71 at 62.92 PPG. The Braves field goal percentage has averaged 38.38% so far, less than the Redbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.41% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Illinois State got 18 points from DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell but lost anyway, 68-62, to Wichita State on Saturday at Redbird Arena.

The Braves endured a 58-53 loss at the hands of the Ramblers on Sunday, despite a 13-point effort from Josh Cunningham at Carver Arena.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Bradley Braves Betting Odds Trends

Illinois State is 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 games
Illinois State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Illinois State is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Illinois State is 5-15 ATS in its last 20 games when playing Bradley
Bradley is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Bradley is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bradley's last 5 games
Bradley is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois State home to Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, February 21st
Bradley at Northern Iowa, Saturday, February 21st