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Illinois State Redbirds take on Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball Betting

Illinois State takes to the basketball court against Drake on Tuesday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Knapp Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Illinois State Redbirds were listed as -9.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Drake Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois State Redbirds will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Tuesday; they are 13-10 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Drake Bulldogs are 10-11 ATS. Illinois State Redbirds are 10-13 on betting the total; Drake Bulldogs are 13-8.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 84-rated Illinois State Redbirds taking on the No. 173-rated Drake Bulldogs in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Drake has the nation's No. 164-rated offensive output, at 73.12 PPG. The visiting Illinois State Redbirds defense ranks No. 12 allowing on average 62.58 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 42.28% so far, less than the Drake Redbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Redbirds were hammered by Wichita State on Saturday, losing by a 86-45 final at Charles Koch Arena in college basketball betting action.

Drake suffered a 79-72 loss against Bradley on Saturday, getting 13 points from Reed Timmer in a losing effort at Carver Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Illinois State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois State's last 6 games
  • Illinois State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Drake is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drake's last 5 games
  • Drake is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois State home to Bradley, Saturday, February 11th
Drake at Indiana State, Saturday, February 11th