NCAA Matchups  >>  Valparaiso Crusaders vs. Illinois-Chicago Flames Preview 01/09/2013

The Valparaiso Crusaders and the Illinois-Chicago Flames will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at UIC Pavilion.
Oddsmakers currently have the Crusaders listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Flames, while the game's total is sitting at 122.
Valparaiso was a 74-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Cleveland State. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites.
Illinois-Chicago was a 60-50 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Cleveland State. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Valparaiso:
Team record: 11-5 SU, 7-6 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois-Chicago
is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois-Chicago

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Cleveland State are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

Illinois-Chicago:
Team record: 10-5 SU, 9-5 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Valparaiso
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Wisc-Green Bay are 3-7
After playing Cleveland State are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Valparaiso at Wisc-Milwaukee, Saturday, January 12
Illinois-Chicago at Wisc-Green Bay, Saturday, January 12