Illinois State vs Valparaiso Basketball Odds

The Redbirds will play the Crusaders on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 2:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023-24 college basketball postseason has arrived. With tournament action on the docket, Illinois State and Valparaiso are set to tip-off on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024. Here's your chance to partake in March Madness! The end of the regular season has left us with solid trends for each team. Use the following performance insights and stats to handicap what promises to be an exciting matchup.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Illinois State wound up with a 96.00 SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for the 2023-24 college basketball regular season, while Valparaiso finished with a 92.00 power ranking.
  • Away Records - Tournament games are typically played at neutral venues, which means both teams are away from their home courts. Illinois State comes to this matchup with a 4-7 record as an away team, ranking them 4th in the Missouri Valley Conference for away team wins. Their opponent, Valparaiso, finished the regular season with a 1-13 record as an away team, ranking them 6th in the Missouri Valley Conference for away team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Illinois State finished 5th (0.474) in the Missouri Valley Conference, with Valparaiso ending up 9th (0.105) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Missouri Valley Conference.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Illinois State had a 0.500 regular season overall win percentage, with Valparaiso, notching a 0.200 overall win percentage at the end of the 2023-24 regular season.
  • Team Records - Illinois State tallied a 15-15 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Valparaiso put together a 6-24 standing for 2023-24 college basketball regular season.

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Hear ye, hear ye! Illinois State faces Valparaiso in March Madness showdown.

Illinois State 15-15 overall, Valparaiso 6-24 overall, ready for battle!

Illinois State 9-10 MVC, Valparaiso 2-17 MVC, fight to the finish!

The tables below have the best point spread lines, total lines, and moneylines for this matchup. Bet on March Madness games at BetWay, BetRivers, and BetMGM. Review this matchup's prop bets below.

May the best team emerge victorious and move on in the tournament!

Let the madness begin!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Valparaiso
Favorite

Illinois State
Illinois State has a -5.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Valparaiso has a +5.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers. Valparaiso is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 137.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 139.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Valparaiso
Favorite

Illinois State
Illinois State is the -225 moneyline favorite. Risk $225 to win $100 on Illinois State at BetMGM. Valparaiso is the +195 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $195 on Valparaiso. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Illinois State vs Valparaiso College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

Illinois State is a -5.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Valparaiso is a +5.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Illinois State vs Valparaiso College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

The best over line is 137.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 139.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Illinois State vs Valparaiso College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

Illinois State is a -225 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Valparaiso is a +195 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Valparaiso - Valparaiso bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +5.5 Valparaiso underdog bet wins if they lose by 5 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 6 or more.

Favorite Illinois State - Illinois State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -5.5 Illinois State favorite bet wins if they win by 6 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 5 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Illinois State at Valparaiso Prop Bets

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Illinois State
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Illinois State
Team Total Points
ILST at VALPO
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ILST at VALPO
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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Illinois State, Valparaiso
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Illinois State15-160.48410-64-89-11+80.450L1
Valparaiso7-240.2266-111-133-17+140.150W1

Illinois State & Valparaiso Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Illinois State Championship Odds

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Valparaiso Championship Odds

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