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Southern Illinois Salukis vs Illinois State Redbirds Betting Line and Trends Report

The Illinois State Redbirds will hit the floor running against the away Southern Illinois Salukis Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Illinois State Redbirds to cover the point spread in this one found them as -4.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Illinois State Redbirds are 17-12 overall and 13-14 ATS, while the Southern Illinois Salukis are 21-8 and 14-13 ATS. As for the betting totals, Illinois State boasts a 13-14 on the OU, and Southern Illinois is 15-12.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 15-ranked Illinois State Redbirds and the No. 56-rated Southern Illinois Salukis in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Southern Illinois is ranked No. 201 in NCAA basketball at 34.86 per game. Contrast that with Illinois State's No. 173 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Illinois State is the No. 111-ranked team in the country at 7.38 per game, while Southern Illinois rates No. 153 at 6.83 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Salukis endured a 83-71 loss at the hands of the Purple Aces on Saturday, despite a 22-point effort from Anthony Beane, Jr. at Ford Center.

Illinois State suffered a 75-66 loss against Northern Iowa on Saturday, getting 14 points from Paris Lee in a losing effort at McLeod Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Southern Illinois is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Illinois's last 7 games
  • Southern Illinois is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Illinois State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Illinois State's last 9 games
  • Illinois State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

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