Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Southern Illinois Salukis travel to Carver Arena to play the Bradley Braves on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Southern Illinois as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Salukis come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 5-0. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Braves have an overall record of 2-13 and a home record of 2-5. They have an over/under record of 5-8 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
Anthony Beane comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Salukis. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Sean O'Brien averages 13 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Southern Illinois. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye averages 9.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Braves. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 58%. Donte Thomas averages 8.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Southern Illinois averages 78.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 75th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 54th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 214th and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 193rd with 13.3 per game. The Salukis allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 188th and 35th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the Division 1.
Bradley averages 55.9 points per game this year which ranks them 347th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -17.3 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team which has them sitting in the 339th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 350th in the nation. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 8.5 assists per contest which ranks them 258th and 349th respectively. In the turnover department the Braves rank 347th with 16.9 per game. The Braves allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 199th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 194th and 132nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 198th place in the nation. The Braves force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 292nd in college basketball.
Southern Illinois Salukis Betting Trends
The Southern Illinois Salukis are 8-5 against the spread
The Southern Illinois Salukis are 8-5 against the over/under
Bradley Braves Betting Trends
The Bradley Braves are 5-8 against the spread
The Bradley Braves are 5-8 against the over/under
Southern Illinois Salukis Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bradley Braves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Southern Illinois
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