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Missouri State Bears visit Illinois State Redbirds in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Illinois State and Missouri State on Wednesday, with the host Redbirds trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Missouri State Bears before tip-off in this one found them as 7-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Missouri State Bears vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Illinois State Redbirds battles the Missouri State Bears, currently sitting with a 4-8 mark (5-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 4-7 for the Illinois State Redbirds and 7-4 for the Missouri State Bears.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 262-rated Missouri State Bears taking on the No. 214-rated Illinois State Redbirds in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Missouri State is ranked No. 92 in NCAA basketball at 38.67 per game. Contrast that with Illinois State's No. 196 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Illinois State is the No. 196-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Missouri State rates No. 245 at 4.75 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears got 17 points from Dequon Miller, but it was SE Missouri State that prevailed in a 78-74 final on Tuesday at JQH Arena.

Illinois State got 10 points from Deontae Hawkins en route to a 66-55 victory over Tennessee State on Tuesday at Redbird Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Missouri State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Illinois State
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois State's last 6 games
  • Illinois State is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • Illinois State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Missouri State
  • Illinois State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Missouri State

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State home to Evansville, Saturday, January 2nd
Illinois State at Drake, Sunday, January 3rd