Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Illinois State Redbirds 2/13/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 13, 2021

The Illinois State Redbirds (5-12) are 5.5-point underdogs as they try to stop a six-game losing streak when they visit the Southern Illinois Salukis (8-5) on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at SIU Arena. The matchup airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESP3. The matchup has an over/under of 140.

Betting Information

Southern Illinois vs Illinois State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Southern Illinois -5.5 -110 -110 140 -110 -110 -250 200

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Computer picks for Southern Illinois vs Illinois State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Southern Illinois (-5.5) Under (140) Southern Illinois 73 Illinois State 66

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Total Facts

  • In 38.5% of their games this season (five of 13 chances), the Salukis and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s over/under of 140 points.
  • In 11 of 17 opportunities (64.7%) this season, Illinois State has combined with its opponents to score at least 140 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 5.8 more points per game (145.8) than this matchup’s over/under of 140 points.
  • The Salukis and the Redbirds have seen their opponents average a combined 3.1 more points per game than the point total of 140 set in this matchup.
  • The Salukis average point total in matchups this season is 139.2, 0.8 points below the total in this game.
  • Redbirds games this year have averaged a total of 149.6 points, 9.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

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Southern Illinois Betting Information

  • Strong against this spread this season, the Salukis have covered seven times in 12 contests.
  • The Salukis have posted a winning record of 2-0-1 against the spread when the spread is -5.5 or higher.
  • In 7 of 12 (58.3%) contests this season, Southern Illinois and its opponents have hit the total.

Illinois State Betting Information

  • Illinois State has a losing record against the spread, going 7-9 ATS (covering just 43.8% of the time).
  • The Redbirds have fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 1-0 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Illinois State and its opponents have hit the over in half of their games this year — 8 of 16.

Head to Head

Southern Illinois vs Illinois State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 58-55 SILL
1/4/2020 Southern Illinois -3 128 -159 +130 Regular Season 67-55 SILL
3/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-63 SILL
1/15/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 59-58 ILLST

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Southern Illinois Leaders

  • The Salukis scoring leader is Marcus Domask, who averages 16.3 per contest to go with 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
  • Kyler Filewich is the Salukis leading rebounder, pulling down 5.1 per game, while Lance Jones is their best passer, averaging 3.3 assists in each contest.
  • Jones provides the most three-point shooting production for the Salukis. He knocks down 2.0 threes per game.
  • Jones and Domask lead the Salukis on the defensive end, with Jones leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Domask in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.

Illinois State Leaders

  • DJ Horne racks up 14.9 points per game to be the top scorer for the Redbirds.
  • The Illinois State leaders in rebounding and assists are Dusan Mahorcic with 7.4 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.4 points and 1.1 assists per game) and Josiah Strong with 3.1 assists per game (he also tacks on 11.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game).
  • Horne provides the most three-point shooting production for the Redbirds. He knocks down 2.6 threes per game.
  • Horne (1.4 steals per game) and Abdou Ndiaye (1.5 blocks per game) lead the Redbirds in steals and blocks, respectively.
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