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Indiana State vs SMU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 20

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Indiana State vs SMU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 20

The SMU Mustangs (20-12) aim to stop a three-game road losing streak when they visit the Indiana State Sycamores (28-6) on March 20, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Indiana State vs. SMU Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Arena: Hulman Center

Indiana State is a 7.5-point favorite against SMU on Wednesday and the over/under has been set at 159.5 points. Here's some betting trends and insights if you are planning on making a wager on the matchup.

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Indiana State vs. SMU: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Indiana State has covered 19 times in 33 chances against the spread this season.
  • SMU has covered 14 times in 30 matchups with a spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 7.5 or more this season, Indiana State (12-8) covers a higher percentage of those games when it is the favorite (60%) than SMU (1-1) does as the underdog (50%).
  • When playing at home, the Sycamores sport a better record against the spread (9-4-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (6-7-0).
  • This year, the Mustangs are 6-10-0 at home against the spread (.375 winning percentage). Away, they are 7-5-0 ATS (.583).

Indiana State vs. SMU: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Indiana State has been victorious in 23, or 88.5%, of the 26 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Sycamores have a win-loss record of 18-1 when favored by -320 or better by oddsmakers this year.
  • SMU has won 25% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (2-6).
  • The Mustangs have played as a moneyline underdog of +255 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Indiana State has a 76.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Indiana State vs. SMU Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Indiana State has a +422 scoring differential, topping opponents by 12.4 points per game. It is putting up 84.4 points per game to rank eighth in college basketball and is giving up 72.0 per outing to rank 184th in college basketball.
  • Robbie Avila leads Indiana State, scoring 17.5 points per game (105th in the country).
  • SMU has a +273 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.5 points per game. It is putting up 76.3 points per game, 100th in college basketball, and is giving up 67.8 per contest to rank 63rd in college basketball.
  • SMU's leading scorer, Zhuric Phelps, ranks 311th in college basketball, averaging 14.7 points per game.
  • The Sycamores win the rebound battle by an average of 3.9 boards. They are pulling down 35.7 rebounds per game (149th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 31.8 per outing.
  • Jayson Kent is 81st in college basketball play with 8.1 rebounds per game to lead the Sycamores.
  • The Mustangs average 40.1 rebounds per game (16th in college basketball) while allowing 34.7 per contest to opponents. They outrebound opponents by 5.4 boards per game.
  • Samuell Williamson paces the team with 7.3 rebounds per game (150th in college basketball).
  • Indiana State ranks second in college basketball with 108.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 172nd in college basketball defensively with 92.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Mustangs score 95.5 points per 100 possessions (169th in college basketball), while conceding 84.9 points per 100 possessions (11th in college basketball).

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