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Drake Bulldogs vs Southern Illinois Salukis NCAA College Hoops Odds

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Southern Illinois and Drake on Saturday, with the host Salukis trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Southern Illinois Salukis to cover the point spread in this one found them as -12-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Drake Bulldogs vs Southern Illinois Salukis Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Drake Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 7-15 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Southern Illinois Salukis are 13-11 ATS. Drake Bulldogs are 12-10 on betting the total; Southern Illinois Salukis are 14-10.

This game puts the Southern Illinois Salukis, most recently No. 158 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Drake Bulldogs, who rate No. 282 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Southern Illinois's No. 112 nationally ranked offense (75.19 points per game) against a Drake Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 158 at 72.52 PPG. The Southern Illinois Salukis have been averaging 46.41% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (44.92% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Wichita State and falling by a 74-48 score at Knapp Center.

Southern Illinois got 31 points from Anthony Beane, Jr. en route to a 85-78 victory over Indiana State on Wednesday at Hulman Center.

Betting Trends
  • Drake is 2-11 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Drake is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Drake's last 9 games
  • Drake is 7-15-3 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • Southern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Drake home to Evansville, Wednesday, February 17th
Southern Illinois at Bradley, Wednesday, February 17th