Monday, December 21, 2015
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The Southern Illinois Salukis travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Monday, December 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has Saint Louis as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Salukis come into this game with an overall record of 10-2 and a road record of 3-0. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Billikens have an overall record of 5-4 and a home record of 4-3. They have an over/under record of 1-4 and they are 1-4 against the spread.
Anthony Beane comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Salukis. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Sean O'Brien averages 14.2 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Southern Illinois. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Miles Reynolds averages 12.4 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Billikens. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Mike Crawford averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Southern Illinois averages 80.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 56th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 123rd in the country. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 233rd and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 242nd with 14 per game. The Salukis allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 213th and 64th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the country. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the Division 1.
Saint Louis averages 67.6 points per game this year which ranks them 251st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 132nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 200th in the nation. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 282nd and 90th respectively. In the turnover department the Billikens rank 246th with 14.1 per game. The Billikens allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 128th and 107th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 161st place in the nation. The Billikens force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in college basketball.
Southern Illinois Salukis Betting Trends
The Southern Illinois Salukis are 5-5 against the spread
The Southern Illinois Salukis are 6-4 against the over/under
Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 1-4 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 1-4 against the over/under
Southern Illinois Salukis Injuries
No key injuries to report
Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Southern Illinois
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