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Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars Home to Southern Illinois Salukis in NCAA Basketball Betting

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Southern Illinois Salukis taking on the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Southern Illinois Salukis before tip-off in this one found them as -5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars sport a record of 2-1 and 2-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Southern Illinois Salukis have 1-2 and 0-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-0-1 for the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars and 1-1 for the Southern Illinois Salukis.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars rated this week at No. 217 and the Southern Illinois Salukis sitting at No. 123.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville has the nation's No. 227-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Southern Illinois Salukis defense ranks No. 208 allowing on average 79.67 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 40.99% so far, less than the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Salukis marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.02% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Illinois cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Missouri Southern State out of the gym and running up a 85-64 score at SIU Arena.

The Cougars were hammered by Texas State on Monday, losing by a 86-58 final at Stan Sheriff Center in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Southern Illinois is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Illinois's last 7 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville's last 9 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois home to Mount St. Mary's, Monday, November 21st
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Arkansas State, Tuesday, November 22nd