Missouri State vs. Indiana State - 1/14/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores (8-9) at Missouri State Bears (13-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm (JQH Arena)
The Line: Missouri State Bears -10 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The Indiana State Sycamores look for the road upset of the Missouri State Bears in Sunday college basketball.
It seems every game the Indiana State Sycamores are involved in and that trend continued in a 69-67 victory versus the visiting Northern Iowa Panthers on Saturday as a two point favorite. Indiana State came back from a seven point deficit behind a 52.9%-42.4% advantage in marksmanship.
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The Sycamores relied heavily on the production of Jordan Barnes who led all scorers with 27 points and nine rebounds on 10-18 from the floor and a 5-12 effort from distance. Brenton Scott gave Indiana State 13 points with five pulls and three assists on 5-10 shooting while Clayton Hughes added eight points and three helpers.
The Missouri State Bears have an impressive resume’ but the team has dropped consecutive contests and can’t afford another. Missouri State comes in off of a 64-55 loss at the Evansville Purple Aces as a three point favorite. The Bears were outshot 45.8%-36.2% and sank ten fewer free throws.
Alize Johnson was the top scoring option for Missouri State with 16 points and 14 rebounds on 6-16 including 2-8 from beyond the arc. The Bears received ten points each from Reggie Scurry and Jarrid Rhodes while Ronnie Rousseau III chipped in with nine points.
Over is 6-2-1 in Indiana State last 9 overall. Missouri State are 10-26-1 ATS in their last 37 Sunday games and Missouri State are 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Underdog is 16-4-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings and home team is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
There is no chance Missouri State loses a third straight but this matchup is generally close so I’ll take the points…