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Missouri State Bears Battle vs Illinois State Redbirds Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Missouri State Bears try to run the Illinois State Redbirds off the court at JQH Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Missouri State Bears to cover the point spread in this one found them as 0-point earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Missouri State Bears battles the Illinois State Redbirds, currently sitting with a 12-10 mark (9-11 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 11-9 for the Missouri State Bears and 9-11 for the Illinois State Redbirds.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 225-ranked Missouri State Bears and the No. 67-rated Illinois State Redbirds in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Illinois State is ranked No. 185 in NCAA basketball at 35.41 per game. Contrast that with Missouri State's No. 158 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Missouri State is the No. 250-ranked team in the country at 4.62 per game, while Illinois State rates No. 112 at 7.36 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Redbirds got 25 points from MiKyle McIntosh as Illinois State ran past Drake 76-64 on Tuesday at Redbird Arena.

Missouri State suffered a 68-59 loss against Indiana State on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Jarred Dixon in a losing effort at Hulman Center.

Betting Trends
  • Illinois State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois State's last 6 games
  • Illinois State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Missouri State
  • Missouri State is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • Missouri State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Missouri State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri State's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois State at Loyola of Chicago, Wednesday, February 3rd
Missouri State at Bradley, Tuesday, February 2nd