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South Alabama Jaguars Visit Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the South Alabama Jaguars pay a visit to Vadalabene Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars betting line opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the South Alabama Jaguars have watched them go 5-4 and 5-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are at 2-6 and 1-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are 6-1, while the South Alabama Jaguars have a 2-4 mark.

The Cougars - Jaguars odds would favor the Jaguars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is rated No. 290 in the current Odds Shark poll, while South Alabama is at No. 258.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting South Alabama Jaguars rank No. 142 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 36.56 per game. That compares with Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s No. 194 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is college basketball's No. 179-ranked team at 6.83 per game, while the South Alabama Jaguars rate No. 115 with 7.88 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

South Alabama was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Florida International and falling by a 87-58 score at FIU Arena.

The Cougars got 21 points from Jalen Henry as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville ran past IUPUI 82-81 on Wednesday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 3-21 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville's last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Eastern Illinois, Saturday, December 16th
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Chicago State, Tuesday, December 19th