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    The Belmont Bruins (5-3, 1-0 MVC) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to extend a four-game win streak when they visit the Illinois State Redbirds (2-6, 0-1 MVC) on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Redbird Arena. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is 138.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Bruins vs. Redbirds

    • Game Day: Sunday, December 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • Location: Normal, Illinois
    • Arena: Redbird Arena
    Belmont vs Illinois State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Belmont -3.5 138

    Belmont Betting Stats & Information

    • Belmont has won four of six games when the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%).
    • The Bruins have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -181 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Bruins have compiled a 3-4-1 record against the spread.
    • When they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this year, the Redbirds are 1-3 against the spread.
    • The average total Belmont has had set in games this season is 11.4 more points than this outing’s point total.

    Illinois State Betting Stats & Info

    • Illinois State has been listed as the underdog four times this season and have failed to win any of those games.
    • The Redbirds have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +151.
    • The Redbirds are 1-7-0 against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, the Redbirds are 1-3 against the spread.
    • The average total for Illinois State’s games this year is 8.6 fewer points than the point total of 138 in this outing.

    Belmont vs. Illinois State Season Stat Comparison

    Belmont Rank Belmont AVG Illinois State AVG Illinois State Rank
    125th 75.8 Points Scored 62 344th
    287th 73.6 Points Allowed 67.4 148th
    333rd 28.8 Rebounds 28.8 333rd
    302nd 7.3 Off. Rebounds 6.9 321st
    34th 9.8 3pt Made 7.3 195th
    96th 14.9 Assists 10 347th
    125th 11.9 Turnovers 14.1 285th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Belmont Bruins Leaders

    • The leader in points and assists for the Bruins is Ben Sheppard, who scores 19.4 points and dishes out 4.4 assists per game.
    • Belmont’s best rebounder is Even Brauns, who averages 5.5 boards per game in addition to his 6.1 PPG average.
    • Drew Friberg makes more threes per game than any other member of the Bruins, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.8 per contest.

    Illinois State Redbirds Leaders

    • The Redbirds’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Kendall Lewis with 12.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.
    • Illinois State’s assist leader is Darius Burford with 2.5 per game. He also averages 10.5 points per game and adds 3.3 rebounds per game.
    • Colton Sandage is dependable from distance and leads the Redbirds with 1.5 made threes per game.

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