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College Basketball Betting - Southern Illinois Salukis Evansville Purple Aces Odds

The Southern Illinois Salukis will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Saturday when they play host to the Evansville Purple Aces at SIU Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Evansville Purple Aces before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Evansville Purple Aces vs Southern Illinois Salukis Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces will look to cover the spread vs the Southern Illinois Salukis on Saturday, as the Purple Aces are 10-11-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Salukis are 11-11 ATS. Evansville is 11-11 against the total, while Southern Illinois is 10-12 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 282-rated Evansville Purple Aces taking on the No. 153-rated Southern Illinois Salukis in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Southern Illinois's No. 206-ranked offense, averaging 70.19 PPG, against a Purple Aces defense that ranks No. 44 at 65.88 PPG. The Salukis field goal percentage has averaged 43.75% so far, less than the Purple Aces marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.57% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ryan Taylor scored 16 points leading the Purple Aces to a 60-58 victory over Loyola-Chicago at Ford Center on Wednesday.

Leo Vincent scored 9 points in a futile effort to lead the Salukis to a win (they lost 49-41 to Northern Iowa at McLeod Center on Wednesday).

Betting Trends
  • Evansville is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Evansville is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Evansville's last 12 games
  • Evansville is 3-10-1 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Illinois's last 6 games
  • Southern Illinois is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Illinois's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Evansville home to Drake, Tuesday, February 14th
Southern Illinois at Wichita State, Wednesday, February 15th