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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Southern Illinois Salukis Over SIU Edwardsville Cougars

The Southern Illinois Salukis will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the SIU Edwardsville Cougars at SIU Arena on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The SIU Edwardsville Cougars were listed as 15-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Southern Illinois Salukis Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The SIU Edwardsville Cougars will look to cover the spread vs the Southern Illinois Salukis on Wednesday, as the Cougars are 3-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Salukis are 4-3 ATS. SIU Edwardsville is 3-4 against the total, while Southern Illinois is 4-3 versus the total betting line.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Southern Illinois Salukis at No. 51 and the SIU Edwardsville Cougars at No. 277 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Southern Illinois's No. 59-ranked offense, averaging 80.89 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 223 at 78.12 PPG. The Salukis field goal percentage has averaged 48.68% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.27% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • SIU Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • SIU Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of SIU Edwardsville's last 9 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Southern Illinois is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

SIU Edwardsville home to Portland State, Saturday, December 12th
Southern Illinois at North Texas, Saturday, December 12th