Where: Redbird Arena, Normal, IL
When: Sunday, January 19, 4:00 PM. ET.
The Illinois State Redbirds will be trying to snap their four-game losing streak when they take on the Loyola Chicago Ramblers on Sunday afternoon.
Ramblers Going For Third Consecutive WinThe Ramblers have played well over the last two weeks and have won four of their last five games. They will be going for their third win in a row and fifth win in their last six games when they play the Redbirds on Sunday.
Big nights from @king_quise23 @tate_hall41 and @keithclemonsss helped #Loyola to a 64-48 victory over Southern Illinois Thursday as the #Ramblers improved to 4-1 in @ValleyHoops play! #OnwardLU #MVCHoops— Loyola Men's Basketball (@RamblersMBB) January 17, 2020
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Loyola Chicago is averaging 70 points per game. The team is shooting 51 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range. They finished with 64 points in their last game and will need to do a better job offensively if they want to get past the Redbirds.
Marquise Kennedy led the way for the Ramblers with 17 points and three rebounds. Tate Hall finished with 16 points, five rebounds, and six assists, while Keith Clemons added 13 points and two assists for the Ramblers.
Loyola Chicago has done a better job on the defensive end, holding opponents to 61 points per game. They gave up 48 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to pick up the win.
Redbirds Going For Second Win In Six GamesThe Redbirds have struggled over the past couple of weeks and come into this game on a four-game losing streak. They will try to snap their losing streak and pick up their second win in their last six games when they play the Ramblers.
Illinois State hasn’t played well offensively, averaging 67.2 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range. They finished with 74 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well on offense if they want to get past the Ramblers.
Zach Copeland led the way for the Redbirds with 32 points, four rebounds, and seven assists, while Keith Fisher III added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Redbirds, who finished the game with two players scoring in double figures.
Illinois State hasn’t been as effective on the defensive end, holding opponents to 70.6 points per game. They gave up 84 points in their last game and will need to play considerably better if they want to beat the Ramblers on Sunday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Loyola Chicago is:
- 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games played in January.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Illinois State is:
- 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
- 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Missouri Valley Conference.