Indiana State vs. Illinois State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

Tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, the No. 23 Indiana State Sycamores (22-3, 13-1 MVC) will play the Illinois State Redbirds (11-14, 5-9 MVC) at Hulman Center. Indiana State’s Robbie Avila is among the players to watch. Tuesday’s matchup between the Sycamores and the Redbirds sees the Sycamores as a colossal, 17-point favorite. The over/under is 144 points for the game.

Indiana State vs. Illinois State Betting Lines

Indiana State vs Illinois State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Indiana State -17 144 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Illinois State (+17)
Total Pick Over (144)

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Indiana State vs. Illinois State Stat Rankings

Indiana State Avg. (Rank) Illinois State Avg. (Rank)
85.6 (5th) Points Scored 65.4 (343rd)
71.9 (180th) Points Allowed 67.6 (71st)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
6.1 (350th) Off. Rebounds 8.9 (160th)
11.4 (4th) 3pt Made 5.8 (318th)
17.4 (17th) Assists 11.8 (291st)
11.6 (209th) Turnovers 11.3 (163rd)

Indiana State vs. Illinois State Betting Trends

  • The Sycamores have 15 wins in 24 games against the spread this year.
  • Indiana State has covered every time (4-0) as a 17-point favorite or greater this season.
  • Out of 24 Sycamores games so far this year, 14 have gone over the total.
  • Indiana State’s games have finished with more than 144 points 20 times so far this season.
  • Sycamores games average 157.5 total points per game this season, 13.5 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, Illinois State is 10-14-0 this year.
  • The Redbirds don’t have a win ATS (0-1) as a 17-point underdog or greater this season.
  • Indiana State has seen 14 of its 24 games go over the point total.
  • Redbirds games have finished with over 144 points scored seven times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 11.0 points higher than the average scoring total for Illinois State’s games (133.0).

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Indiana State Impact Players

  • Avila puts up 16.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest, shooting 54.6% from the floor and 41.8% from downtown with 1.7 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Jayson Kent puts up a team-high 8.3 rebounds per game. In addition, he’s putting up 13.0 points and 0.8 assists, shooting 63.2% from the floor.
  • Ryan Conwell is putting up 15.9 points, 2.3 assists and 4.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Isaiah Swope posts a team-best 17.7 points per contest. He is also posting 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists, shooting 45.2% from the floor and 39.5% from beyond the arc with 3.5 made 3-pointers per contest (third in college basketball).
  • Julian Larry posts a team-best 4.1 assists per game. He is also posting 10.6 points and 2.7 rebounds, shooting 56.7% from the field and 52.0% from beyond the arc (seventh in college basketball) with 1.0 made 3-pointers per contest.

Illinois State Impact Players

  • Myles Foster is averaging a team-best 7.4 rebounds per game. And he is producing 11.4 points and 1.4 assists, making 51.2% of his shots from the field.
  • Dalton Banks is the Redbirds’ top assist man (3.6 per game), and he puts up 9.1 points and 3.5 rebounds.
  • Darius Burford paces the Redbirds in scoring (13.2 points per game) and assists (1.5), and posts 2.5 rebounds. He also delivers 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Kendall Lewis is putting up 8.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 52.4% of his shots from the floor.
  • The Redbirds get 7.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game from Malachi Poindexter.

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