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UIC Flames Face the Illinois State Redbirds: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

UIC takes to the basketball court against Illinois State on Tuesday, hoping to send the Redbirds to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Redbird Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Illinois State sat as -9.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

UIC Flames vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois State Redbirds sport a record of 5-6 and 4-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the UIC Flames have 4-6 and 3-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-2 for the Illinois State Redbirds and 5-5 for the UIC Flames.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 163 (Illinois State) and the No. 257 (UIC) 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 Illinois State's No. 148-ranked scoring average of 75.09 PPG, against a UIC Flames defense rated No. 148 and allowing 71.5 PPG. The Illinois State Redbirds FG% has averaged 42.9% to date this season, more than the UIC Flames shooters have managed so far (42.07% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Flames grabbed a 76-60 win over the Big Green on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Dikembe Dixson at UIC Pavilion.

The Redbirds got a 25-point performance from Milik Yarbrough, who added 10 rebounds, as Illinois State ran past Mississippi 101-97 on Saturday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.

Betting Trends
  • UIC is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • UIC is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • UIC is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of UIC's last 5 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois State's last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Illinois State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing UIC

Next Betting Matchups

UIC at Northern Illinois, Thursday, December 21st
Illinois State at Evansville, Saturday, December 23rd