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Indiana State Sycamores Visit Loyola-Chicago Ramblers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Indiana State Sycamores at Joseph J. Gentile Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Indiana State Sycamores before tip-off in this one found them as 7.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Indiana State Sycamores vs Loyola-Chicago Ramblers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Indiana State Sycamores have watched them go 6-8 and 5-6-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are at 11-3 and 7-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are 5-7, while the Indiana State Sycamores have a 7-4-1 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 131 (Loyola-Chicago) and the No. 129 (Indiana State) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Loyola-Chicago's No. 152-ranked scoring average of 74.14 PPG, against a Indiana State Sycamores defense rated No. 194 and allowing 74.57 PPG. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers FG% has averaged 51.45% to date this season, more than the Indiana State Sycamores shooters have managed so far (43.08% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Indiana State suffered a 84-81 loss against Illinois State on Sunday, getting 17 points from Jordan Barnes in a losing effort at Redbird Arena.

The Ramblers got 19 points from Marques Townes as Loyola-Chicago ran past Evansville 66-59 on Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Loyola-Chicago
  • Loyola-Chicago is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • Loyola-Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Loyola-Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Indiana State
  • Loyola-Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana State

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana State home to Drake, Saturday, January 6th
Loyola-Chicago at Northern Iowa, Sunday, January 7th