Monday, November 14, 2016
Bud Walton Arena
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The Southern Illinois Salukis travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Monday, November 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 14.5 point favorites.
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The Salukis had an overall record of 22-9 and a road record of 9-4 last year. They were 15-14 against the spread last year and their over/under record was 16-13. The Razorbacks had an overall record of 16-15 and a home record of 13-4 last season. They had an over/under record of 11-16 and they were 15-13 against the spread last season.
Anthony Beane averaged 19.3 points per game last season while playing 34.3 minutes per night for the Salukis. He pulled down 3.8 rebounds per game and dished out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 43% while his free throw percentage sat at 77%. Sean O'Brien averaged 12.1 points per game in 31 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 2 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Southern Illinois. His field goal percentage was 50% for the year while his free throw percentage was 60%.
Dusty Hannahs averaged 16.5 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest last year for the Razorbacks. He grabbed 2.4 rebounds per game and had 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 46% and his free throw percentage was 87%. Moses Kingsley averaged 15.9 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 9.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 55% and his free throw percentage was 64%.
Southern Illinois averaged 73.8 points per contest last season which ranked them 144th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 4.1 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team which had them ranked 88th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 186th in the country. They averaged 35.5 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranked them 190th and 279th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 280th with 13.7 per game. The Salukis allowed 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 107th in the nation. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 261st and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.4 rebounds a game which ranked 39th and they gave up 11.8 assists per contest which put them in 72nd place in the country. They forced 14.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 23rd in Division 1.
Arkansas averaged 78.2 points per game last year which ranked them 44th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin was 3.5 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a team which had them sitting in the 146th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shot 40% which was good for 11th in the nation. They averaged 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranked them 106th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks ranked 44th with 11.1 per game. The Razorbacks allowed 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 243rd in the country. They also allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 153rd and 245th in those defensive statistics. Opponents averaged 37.1 rebounds a game which ranked 242nd and they gave up 14 assists per contest which put them in 228th place in the nation. The Razorbacks forced 14.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 52nd in college basketball.
The Salukis averaged 72.3 points per game on the road last season and they scored 62.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They had an average scoring differential of 3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference was -6.3 per contest. The Salukis had an offensive rating of 104.7 and they assisted on 44.8% of their shots last year. In terms of pace they averaged 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage was 51%. As a team they had a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Southern Illinois turned the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they got a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage was 31.7%. The Salukis gave up 69.3 points per game on the road last season and they surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks scored 84.3 ppg at home and they averaged 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They had an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home last season they had a difference of 10.4 points per game. The Razorbacks had a rating on offense of 107.5 and 58.7% of their shots were assisted last season. They possessed the ball 71.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year was 50%. As an offensive unit they had a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempted 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Arkansas turned it over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they stole the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season was 30.9%. The Razorbacks gave up 73.9 points per contest at home last year and they gave up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Southern Illinois Salukis Betting Trends
The Southern Illinois Salukis were 15-14 against the spread last season
The Southern Illinois Salukis were 16-13 against the over/under last year
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks were 15-13 against the spread last season
The Arkansas Razorbacks were 11-16 against the over/under last year
Southern Illinois Salukis Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/13/16 G C.J. Jones Knee "?" Monday vs. So Illinois
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas -14.5
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