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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Illinois State Redbirds in Battle with Southern Illinois Salukis

Southern Illinois looks to cover the Salukis-Redbirds pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 10-7 mark when they host Illinois State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Southern Illinois Salukis as 6-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Illinois State Redbirds vs Southern Illinois Salukis Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois State Redbirds will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 9-6 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Southern Illinois Salukis are 8-5 ATS. Illinois State Redbirds are 7-8 on betting the total; Southern Illinois Salukis are 6-7.

This game puts the Southern Illinois Salukis, most recently No. 132 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Illinois State Redbirds, who rate No. 32 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southern Illinois's No. 225-rated squad against Illinois State's No. 102-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southern Illinois rates No. 240 in the country with 5.65 per game, while their foes tonight, the Illinois State Redbirds rank No. 71 nationally with 8.62 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Illinois State got 31 points from MiKyle McIntosh en route to a 77-58 victory over Indiana State on Saturday at Hulman Center.

The Salukis got 22 points from Mike Rodriguez as Southern Illinois ran past Missouri State 75-67 on Saturday at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Illinois State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Illinois State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois State's last 7 games
  • Illinois State is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Southern Illinois
  • Southern Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Southern Illinois is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Illinois State

Next Betting Matchups

Illinois State home to Wichita State, Saturday, January 14th
Southern Illinois at Evansville, Saturday, January 14th