Murray State Vs Illinois State: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – November 16, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Murray State Racers (2-0) take on the Illinois State Redbirds (1-1) on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Racers’ (-239 to win on the moneyline) contest versus the Redbirds (+191).

This article references betting data current as of November 16, 2021 at 7:59 PM ET. See all the latest odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Murray State vs Illinois State Betting Odds

Murray State Offense Vs. Illinois State Defense (From 2020-21)

Murray State Offense Stats (Rank) Illinois State Defense
76.4 (58) Points/Gm 74 (272)
68.8 (184) Possessions/Game 70.3 (220)
49.8 (6) Field Goal % 44.6 (229)
36.8 (46) 3PT % 30.9 (40)
56.7 (7) Effective FG % 51.1 (237)
58.7 (19) True Shooting % 54.1 (224)

Illinois State Offense vs. Murray State Defense (From 2020-21)

Illinois State Offense Stats (Rank) Murray State Defense
72.2 (141) Points/Gm 66.9 (77)
70.7 (105) Possessions/Game 68.1 (132)
46.3 (62) Field Goal % 41.9 (87)
34.2 (151) 3PT % 31.9 (76)
52.9 (70) Effective FG % 48.4 (103)
55 (116) True Shooting % 51.9 (99)

Murray State Betting Insights

  • Murray State covered 11 times in 25 chances against the spread last season.
  • The Racers had an ATS record of 8-8 when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites last season.
  • A total of 11 of Murray State’s games last season went over the point total.
  • Murray State and its opponents went over 138 combined points in 14 of 25 games last season.
  • Racers contests last season had an average total of 139.3, 1.3 more points than this game’s over/under.

Illinois State Betting Insights

  • Illinois State covered 11 times in 26 chances against the spread last year.
  • The Redbirds had an ATS record of 8-4 when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs last year.
  • A total of 12 of Illinois State’s games last season hit the over.
  • Illinois State combined with its opponent to score more than 138 points in 15 of 26 games last season.
  • The Redbirds had a 140.8-point average over/under in their matchups last year, 2.8 more points than the point total for this game.
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Murray State Key Players

  • K.J. Williams contributed 15.6 points per game last season while tacking on 8.5 rebounds.
  • Tevin Brown collected 4.3 assists per game.
  • Brown had a strong showing from long distance a season ago. He connected on 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Brown grabbed 1.4 steals per game. Demond Robin averaged one block an outing.

Illinois State Key Players

  • DJ Horne scored 15.3 points per game and dished out 2.8 assists per outing last season.
  • Dusan Mahorcic grabed 7.2 rebounds per game.
  • Horne had a solid showing from long distance a season ago. He knocked down 2.6 shots from deep per game.
  • Horne averaged 1.5 steals per game. Abdou Ndiaye collected 1.4 blocks a game.
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