Bradley vs Illinois State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 18, 2021

MVC opponents square off when the Bradley Braves (11-13) host the Illinois State Redbirds (6-13) at Carver Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 18. The Redbirds are  underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 18, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Bradley Betting Information

  • With a mark of 9-10-2, Bradley has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Braves are 5-5-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Braves and their opponents have hit the over in 11 of 21 games this season (52.4%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Bradley Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Elijah Childs 22 14.2 8.3 1.0 0.9 1.3 0.5
Terry Nolan Jr. 21 11.2 3.0 3.3 1.2 0.3 1.7
Ja’Shon Henry 18 10.7 4.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4
Ville Tahvanainen 24 8.8 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.0 1.8
Sean East 20 8.6 3.1 3.7 1.1 0.1 0.9

Illinois State Betting Information

  • The Redbirds have typically come up short ATS this season, with an 8-10 record.
  • The Redbirds hold an even 2-2 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • Illinois State and its opponents have often been held under this season, only hitting the over in 44.4% (8) of their 18 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Illinois State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
DJ Horne 21 14.8 3.4 2.6 1.4 0.2 2.6
Antonio Reeves 21 12.7 3.5 1.3 0.4 0.2 1.3
Josiah Strong 18 11.6 2.5 2.9 0.8 0.3 1.8
Dusan Mahorcic 18 8.8 7.2 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1
Dedric Boyd 20 7.1 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.1 1.2

Total Facts

  • Bradley and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 136.5 total in 12 out of 24 games (50%) this year.
  • 12 Illinois State games this year (63.2% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Thursday’s point total of 136.5 points.
  • The over/under for the contest of 136.5 is 6.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Braves (69.8 points per game) and the Redbirds (73.3 points per game).
  • The 138.5 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.0 more than the 136.5 total in this contest.
  • The Braves have seen a 134.9 average over/under in their games this season, 1.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 10.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Redbirds games this season (146.7 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Bradley Illinois State -9 140 -463 +343 Regular Season 71-56 ILL ST
2/26/2020 Bradley Illinois State -3 136.5 -160 +130 Regular Season 74-71 BRAD
1/22/2020 Bradley Bradley -9.5 137 -522 +377 Regular Season 75-63 BRAD

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