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Valparaiso vs. Illinois State – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Valparaiso Beacons (7-6, 0-0 MVC) host the Illinois State Redbirds (8-6, 0-0 MVC) in a matchup of MVC teams at Athletics-Recreation Center, beginning at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 2, 2022. The Beacons are 3.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 139.

Valparaiso vs. Illinois State Predictions

Valparaiso vs. Illinois State Betting Odds

Valparaiso vs Illinois State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Valparaiso -3.5 139 points

Valparaiso vs. Illinois State Last 10 Games

  • Valparaiso is 5-5 overall and 6-3-1 against the spread over its last 10 games.
  • Valparaiso and its opponents have hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • The Beacons’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 133.4 points scored. That’s 5.6 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • In their past 10 games, the Beacons have a points-per-game average 4.6 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • Illinois State is 5-5 overall and 7-3-0 against the spread in its past 10 contests.
  • Illinois State and its opponents have hit the over in seven of the past 10 games.
  • The last 10 Redbirds games averaged 144.1 total points, 5.1 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Redbirds’ per-game scoring average over their last 10 games is 82.6, two points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Valparaiso vs. Illinois State Betting Trends

  • Valparaiso has covered the spread in a matchup six times this season (6-3-1).
  • In games this season when favored by 3.5 points or more, the Beacons have gone 3-1 against the spread.
  • This season, Valparaiso’s games have hit the over six times out of 10 chances.
  • The Beacons score just 3.5 fewer points per game (74.2) than the Redbirds give up (77.7).
  • Valparaiso is 2-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when scoring more than 77.7 points.
  • Illinois State has put together a record of 9-3-1 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 3.5-point underdogs or more, the Redbirds have a perfect ATS record of 6-0.
  • This year, Illinois State’s games have hit the over nine times out of 13 chances.
  • The Redbirds’ 80.6 points per game are 14.1 more points than the 66.5 the Beacons give up to opponents.
  • Illinois State has put together a 5-4-1 ATS record and an 8-4 overall record in games it scores more than 66.5 points.

Valparaiso vs. Illinois State Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Valparaiso and its opponents have combined to outscore Sunday’s over/under of 139 points four times.
  • In Illinois State’s 13 games this season, 11 have finished with more combined scoring than Sunday’s over/under of 139.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 154.8 points per game, 15.8 points more than the over/under of 139 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 5.2 fewer points than the 144.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020.
  • The Beacons have seen a 133.4 average over/under in their games this season, 5.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 4.4 points separates the average total points bet in Redbirds’ games (143.4 points) and this contest’s over/under (139 points).

Valparaiso Team Leaders

  • Thomas Kithier: 10.1 PTS, 61.7 FG%
  • Sheldon Edwards: 12.2 PTS, 1.1 STL, 1.3 BLK, 40 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (29-for-87)
  • Trevor Anderson: 10.5 PTS, 48 FG%, 38.6 3PT% (17-for-44)
  • Ben Krikke: 15 PTS, 56.1 FG%, 22.2 3PT% (2-for-9)
  • Kevion Taylor: 10.5 PTS, 1.1 STL, 45.1 FG%, 40.8 3PT% (29-for-71)

Illinois State Team Leaders

  • Antonio Reeves: 21.1 PTS, 47.7 FG%, 45.5 3PT% (45-for-99)
  • Sy Chatman: 14.9 PTS, 1.4 BLK, 55.9 FG%
  • Josiah Strong: 12.5 PTS, 1.1 STL, 45.5 FG%, 46 3PT% (40-for-87)
  • Kendall Lewis: 9.1 PTS, 54.8 FG%, 43.5 3PT% (10-for-23)
  • Mark Freeman: 9.5 PTS, 1.3 STL, 41.8 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (10-for-28)

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