USC Upstate vs Indiana State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/18/23

Indiana State Sycamores (22-12) vs USC Upstate Spartans (16-15)

Game Info: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 11:00 am (Ocean Center)

Betting Odds: Indiana State Sycamores -11 -- Over/Under: 153.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Indiana State Sycamores USC Upstate Spartans face off on Saturday in the CBI at the Ocean Center. 

Indiana State Betting Preview

Indiana State sits with a 22-12 record overall and they have gone 22-11 against the spread. Indiana State was a five seed in the Missouri Valley Tournament, but they had a strong season. Indiana State faced off against Bradley on March 4th and they were defeated 71-70. Cameron Henry had a strong game finishing with 16 points, six rebounds, and two assists. Indiana State is averaging 79.4 points while their defense is giving up 69.3 points per game. Courvoisier McCauley is having a strong season averaging 15.7 points while shooting 43.6 percent from the field and 37.7 percent from behind the three point line. 

USC Upstate Betting Preview

South Carolina Upstate comes into this game with a 16-15 record overall and they have gone 16-12-1 against the spread. On March 4th they faced off against UNC Asheville in the Big South Tournament and they were defeated 66-62. Trae Bordnax had a strong game finishing with 16 points, five rebounds, and three assists. USC Upstate is averaging 68.9 points while their defense is giving up 69.6 points per game. Jordan Gainey has been the top player averaging 15.1 points while shooting 39.6 percent from the field. 

Indiana State vs USC Upstate Trends

The Sycamores are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games on Saturday. The over is 4-0 in the Sycamores last four neutral site games. The Spartans are 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.

Shane’s Free Pick

This is a 16-1 matchup, and it’s going to be the one seed that finds a ton of success in thai game. Indiana State is averaging 79.4 points per game and they are going to have no issue running up the score in this game. USC Upstate won’t be keeping up, and this is going to be an easy victory. Back Indiana State against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Indiana State -11

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