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Southern Illinois Salukis visit Saint Louis Billikens in college basketball clash

Southern Illinois SalukisSaint Louis Billikens
Nov 24, 8:00 PM | Chaifetz Arena

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Saint Louis Billikens try to run the Southern Illinois Salukis off the court at Chaifetz Arena in college hoops action.

The Salukis will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Billikens are 1-2 ATS. Southern Illinois is 1-0 on the totals; Saint Louis is 1-1.

View Southern Illinois vs Saint Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Billikens in this one found them listed as 10.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Salukis was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Billikens, most recently No. 72 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Salukis, who rate No. 322 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 91-70 victory for the Salukis.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Saint Louis's No. 297-rated squad against Southern Illinois's No. 114-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Saint Louis rates No. 177 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 325 nationally with 3.7 per match.

Defensively, Southern Illinois features the nation's No. 56-rated defense on the road, allowing 55 points per game. Saint Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 224 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Southern Illinois was a 71-55 winner on the road against SIU Edwardsville. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Salukis got 16 points from Jeff Early as Southern Illinois ran past SIU Edwardsville 71-55 on Tuesday at Vadalabene Center.

Saint Louis was a 73-59 loser in its last match on the road against Kansas. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Saint Louis suffered a 73-59 loss against Kansas on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Cody Ellis in a losing effort at Sprint Center.

Southern Illinois Salukis Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing SIU Edwardsville are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 3-1
After playing Kansas are 0-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Salukis at Billikens trends to consider:
Southern Illinois is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Southern Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Saint Louis
Southern Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Saint Louis
Saint Louis is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home
Saint Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Southern Illinois
Saint Louis is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Louis's last 7 games when playing Southern Illinois

Next up:
Southern Illinois home to Fresno State, Wednesday, November 28
Saint Louis at Washington, Wednesday, November 28