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NCAA Basketball Odds: Loyola-Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois State Redbirds

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Redbirds in Illinois State at Redbird Arena on Sunday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers before tip-off in this one found them as 9-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Loyola-Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Illinois State Redbirds are 22-5 overall and 14-12 ATS, while the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are 17-11 and 15-9 ATS. As for the betting totals, Illinois State boasts a 11-15 on the OU, and Loyola-Chicago is 16-8.

The Illinois State Redbirds sit at No. 68 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers sit at No. 69 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Illinois State has the nation's No. 202-rated offensive output, at 70.33 PPG. The visiting Loyola-Chicago Ramblers defense ranks No. 52 allowing on average 67.14 PPG. The Redbirds FG% has averaged 44.34% so far, less than the Illinois State Ramblers marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.51% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Loyola-Chicago got 18 points from Aundre Jackson en route to a 64-46 victory over Indiana State on Wednesday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

The Redbirds got 19 points from Deontae Hawkins as Illinois State ran past Missouri State 67-66 on Wednesday at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola-Chicago is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Loyola-Chicago is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Loyola-Chicago's last 19 games
  • Loyola-Chicago is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois State's last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Loyola-Chicago home to Drake, Wednesday, February 22nd
Illinois State at Southern Illinois, Wednesday, February 22nd