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Indiana State Sycamores take on Bears in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Missouri State Bears will be trying to slam the Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday when the teams tip off at JQH Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Missouri State Bears were listed as -6-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Indiana State Sycamores vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears sport a record of 10-4 and 5-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Indiana State Sycamores have 6-7 and 8-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-4 for the Missouri State Bears and 8-4 for the Indiana State Sycamores.

The Bears - Sycamores odds would favor the Bears if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Missouri State is rated No. 65 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Indiana State is at No. 211.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Indiana State is ranked No. 131 in NCAA basketball at 37.31 per game. Contrast that with Missouri State's No. 194 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Missouri State is the No. 57-ranked team in the country at 8.93 per game, while Indiana State rates No. 98 at 8.08 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sycamores endured a 80-72 loss at the hands of the Shockers on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Brenton Scott at Hulman Center.

Missouri State got 17 points from Dequon Miller en route to a 68-64 victory over Northern Iowa on Wednesday at McLeod Center.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 5 games
  • Indiana State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Missouri State
  • Missouri State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Missouri State's last 6 games when playing Indiana State
  • Missouri State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana State

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana State at Southern Illinois, Wednesday, January 4th
Missouri State at Illinois State, Wednesday, January 4th