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Nov 17, 8:05 PM | SIU Arena

Benedictine College Ravens vs Southern Illinois Salukis Odds

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Southern Illinois looks to cover the Salukis-Ravens pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 1-0 mark when they host Benedictine College in college basketball wagering action.

The Salukis currently sports a 1-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Ravens are 2-0 and 2-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Salukis produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Ravens have gone 0-0 against the number.

View Benedictine College vs Southern Illinois Odds and Stats.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Illinois has the nation's No. 140-rated offensive output, at 72 PPG. The visiting Ravens defense ranks No. 1 allowing on average 0 PPG. The Salukis FG% has averaged 50.9% so far, more than the Ravens marksmen have achieved on the year, 0% per game.

Defensively, Benedictine College features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Southern Illinois, meanwhile, comes in at No. 299 nationally in scoring at home.

Benedictine College lost its last outing, a 75-49 result against Nebraska Omaha on December 6. Benedictine College was run off the court by the Mavericks on Tuesday as Nebraska Omaha routed them 75-49 at 0.

Southern Illinois was a 72-55 winner in its last match on the road against New Orleans. Jeff Early scored 27 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Southern Illinois over New Orleans, 72-55, on Monday at UNO Lakefront Arena.

Southern Illinois Salukis Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing SIU Edwardsville are 1-0
After a win are 2-8

A few Ravens at Salukis trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Southern Illinois's last 11 games at home
Southern Illinois is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Southern Illinois is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Benedictine College at Nebraska Omaha, Tuesday, December 18
Southern Illinois at SIU Edwardsville, Tuesday, November 20

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