Bradley vs Illinois State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Bradley Braves are  favorites as they attempt to continue a three-game win streak when they visit the Illinois State Redbirds on Wednesday, January 20 at Redbird Arena. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 20, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Bradley Betting Information

  • Bradley is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-2.
  • The Braves have a winning record against the spread when favored by 8.5 points or more, going 3-1 this season.
  • In 70% of their games this season (7/10), the Braves and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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 13 14.6 7.7 1.2 0.9 1.3 0.4
Terry Nolan Jr. 12 12.0 3.8 3.3 1.7 0.2 1.8
Ja’Shon Henry 12 11.2 4.6 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5
Ville Tahvanainen 13 8.6 3.3 1.6 0.8 0.1 2.2
Sean East 13 8.6 3.1 4.4 1.2 0.1 1.0

Illinois State Betting Information

  • With a 4-5 record ATS, Illinois State has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • As at least an 8.5-point underdog, the Redbirds tend to meet expectations with a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • Six of Illinois State’s nine games (66.7%) this season have been over the over/under.
  • The Redbirds lost to Indiana State 74-68 and failed to cover the spread as 5-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 141 point total on Sunday in their most recent game. Dedric Boyd scored a team-high 19 points in the loss.

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 12 13.0 3.3 2.8 1.3 0.3 2.3
Josiah Strong 12 12.1 2.8 3.6 0.6 0.2 1.8
Antonio Reeves 12 11.8 3.2 1.3 0.4 0.3 1.4
Dusan Mahorcic 9 10.1 7.9 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.1
Dedric Boyd 11 9.2 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.0 1.5

Total Facts

  • Bradley’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (137.5 points) in 46.2% of opportunities (six out of 13 matchups).
  • In 90% of Illinois State’s games this season (9 of 10), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 137.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 137.5 is 17.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Braves (75.1 points per game) and the Redbirds (80.2 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 138.1 points per game, 0.6 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Braves have seen a 136.6 average over/under in their games this season, 0.9 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 19.3 points separates the average total points bet in Redbirds games (156.8 points) and this game’s over/under (137.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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