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    The Illinois State Redbirds (8-12, 3-6 MVC) are at home in MVC play against the Valparaiso Beacons (8-12, 2-7 MVC) on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. The Redbirds are favored by 6 points in the game. The over/under in the matchup is set at 133.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Redbirds vs. Beacons

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • Location: Normal, Illinois
    • Arena: Redbird Arena
    Illinois State vs Valparaiso Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Illinois State -6 133.5

    Illinois State Betting Stats & Information

    • Illinois State has put together a 6-2 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 75% of those games).
    • The Redbirds have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -265 or shorter.
    • The Redbirds’ ATS record is 8-12-0 this season.
    • When they have played as at least 6-point underdogs this year, the Beacons are 2-7 against the spread.
    • The average total for Illinois State’s games this season is 0.8 more points than the over/under of 133.5 in this game.

    Valparaiso Betting Stats & Info

    • Valparaiso has entered the game as underdogs 12 times this season and won once.
    • The Beacons have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +210.
    • The Beacons have gone 7-12-0 ATS this season.
    • When they have played as at least 6-point underdogs this season, the Beacons are 2-7 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Valparaiso this year is 8.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Illinois State vs. Valparaiso Season Stat Comparison

    Illinois State Rank Illinois State AVG Valparaiso AVG Valparaiso Rank
    312th 66.3 Points Scored 68.5 261st
    147th 68.1 Points Allowed 73.3 287th
    280th 30.2 Rebounds 30.6 266th
    303rd 7.1 Off. Rebounds 6.6 325th
    210th 7.2 3pt Made 6 310th
    346th 10.5 Assists 12.9 216th
    310th 13.9 Turnovers 12 150th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Illinois State Redbirds Leaders

    • The Redbirds leader in points and assists is Darius Burford, who scores 11.1 points per game to go with 2.2 assists.
    • Illinois State’s best rebounder is Kendall Lewis, who averages 6.6 boards per game in addition to his 10.1 PPG average.
    • Malachi Poindexter makes more threes per game than any other member of the Redbirds, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.7 per contest.

    Valparaiso Beacons Leaders

    • Ben Krikke averages 17.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game for the Beacons, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
    • Valparaiso’s assist leader is Nick Edwards with 4.8 per game. He also records 7.9 points per game and tacks on 3.9 rebounds per game.
    • Quinton Green is the top scorer from deep for the Beacons, hitting 2.2 threes per game.

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