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Missouri Valley Tournament - Illinois State Redbirds Battle vs Indiana State Sycamores Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Illinois State Redbirds host Indiana State on Friday, looking to build on their 18-13 mark against the 14-16 Sycamores in college basketball betting action at Scottrade Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Indiana State Sycamores before tip-off in this one found them as 4-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Indiana State Sycamores vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois State Redbirds sit at 18-13 (14-14-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Indiana State Sycamores are currently 14-16 (14-14-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Illinois State is 14-15 OU, and Indiana State is 14-15 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-ranked Illinois State Redbirds and the No. 255-rated Indiana State Sycamores in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Illinois State has the nation's No. 225-rated offensive output, at 67.48 PPG. The visiting Indiana State Sycamores defense ranks No. 112 allowing on average 69.9 PPG. The Redbirds FG% has averaged 41.73% so far, more than the Illinois State Sycamores marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.82% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sycamores grabbed a 77-58 win over the Braves on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Devonte Brown at Hulman Center.

Illinois State got 15 points from DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell but lost anyway, 74-58, to Wichita State on Saturday at Charles Koch Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana State is 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Indiana State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Indiana State is 16-4 ATS in its last 20 games when playing Illinois State
  • Indiana State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Illinois State
  • Illinois State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Illinois State is 4-16 ATS in its last 20 games when playing Indiana State
  • Illinois State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana State