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Saint Louis Billikens face Southern Illinois Salukis: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Saint Louis BillikensSouthern Illinois Salukis
2-0November 16, 2013, 08:05 | SIU Arena0-1

SIU Arena will host Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Saint Louis Billikens action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Southern Illinois battles the Billikens, currently sitting with a 2-0 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Salukis and 1-1 for the Billikens.

View Saint Louis Billikens vs Southern Illinois Salukis Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Salukis in this one found them listed as 12-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Billikens was expected to move the line.

This game matches up the No. 192 (Salukis) and the No. 11 (Billikens) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

Last time out for Southern Illinois, they were a 72-59 loser as they battled Missouri on the road. They covered in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. Desmar Jackson scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Salukis to a win (they lost 72-59 to Missouri at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday).

Next up:
Saint Louis home to Oral Roberts, Thursday, November 21st
Southern Illinois at Austin Peay, Tuesday, November 19th