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Valparaiso Crusaders vs Indiana State Sycamores College Basketball Betting Preview

The Indiana State Sycamores will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Valparaiso Crusaders at Hulman Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Valparaiso Crusaders were listed as -8-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Indiana State Sycamores Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana State Sycamores sit at 3-4 (4-3 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Valparaiso Crusaders are currently 7-2 (4-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Indiana State is 2-5 OU, and Valparaiso is 2-5 OU.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indiana State Sycamores rated this week at No. 182 and the Valparaiso Crusaders sitting at No. 37.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Indiana State has the nation's No. 223-rated offensive output, at 67 PPG. The visiting Valparaiso Crusaders defense ranks No. 6 allowing on average 57.22 PPG. The Sycamores FG% has averaged 39.21% so far, less than the Indiana State Crusaders marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.09% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Valparaiso is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
  • Valparaiso is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Valparaiso's last 8 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana State's last 6 games
  • Indiana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Indiana State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Valparaiso at Chicago State, Friday, December 11th
Indiana State at Western Kentucky, Sunday, December 13th