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Southern Illinois Salukis take on Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Wednesday when the Salukis of Southern Illinois hit the hard court against the Bulldogs of Drake.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Drake Bulldogs as 2-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Drake Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 5-13 and 6-9 ATS Drake Bulldogs will face the 11-8 Southern Illinois Salukis, who own a 9-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Drake Bulldogs are 11-4 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Southern Illinois Salukis are 7-8.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Drake Bulldogs rated this week at No. 248 and the Southern Illinois Salukis sitting at No. 132.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Drake's No. 202-rated squad against Southern Illinois's No. 225-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Drake rates No. 77 in the country with 8.44 per game, while their foes tonight, the Southern Illinois Salukis rank No. 242 nationally with 5.58 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Salukis got 20 points from Mike Rodriguez as Southern Illinois ran past Evansville 73-61 on Saturday at Ford Center.

Drake got 18 points from Reed Timmer but lost anyway, 79-60, to Northern Iowa on Sunday at McLeod Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Illinois's last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Drake is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Drake is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Drake's last 6 games
  • Drake is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois home to Northern Iowa, Saturday, January 21st
Drake at Illinois State, Saturday, January 21st