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Southern Illinois vs UIC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

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Southern Illinois vs UIC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

The No. 11 seed UIC Flames (11-20, 4-16 MVC) will play in the MVC tournament against the No. 6 seed Southern Illinois Salukis (19-12, 11-9 MVC) on Thursday at Enterprise Center, beginning at 9:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Southern Illinois vs. UIC Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Southern Illinois vs. UIC Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Southern Illinois win (67.8%)

Take a look at some betting trends for Southern Illinois (-5.5) versus UIC on Thursday. The over/under has been set at 135.5 points for this game.

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Southern Illinois vs. UIC: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Southern Illinois has compiled an 18-12-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • UIC has won 15 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • As a 5.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, UIC is 6-4 against the spread compared to the 6-4 ATS record Southern Illinois puts up as a 5.5-point favorite.
  • When playing at home, the Salukis own a worse record against the spread (10-7-0) compared to their ATS record in road games (7-4-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Flames have a lower winning percentage at home (.429, 6-8-0 record) than on the road (.462, 6-7-0).
  • Southern Illinois' record against the spread in conference action is 10-10-0.
  • Against the spread in MVC action, UIC is 7-13-0 this year.

Southern Illinois vs. UIC: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Southern Illinois has been victorious in 15, or 83.3%, of the 18 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This year, the Salukis have won nine of 10 games when listed as at least -255 or better on the moneyline.
  • UIC has won five of the 18 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (27.8%).
  • The Flames have gone 1-7 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +205 or longer (12.5%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Southern Illinois has a 71.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Southern Illinois vs. UIC Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Southern Illinois' +144 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 72.4 points per game (219th in college basketball) while allowing 67.7 per outing (67th in college basketball).
  • Southern Illinois' leading scorer, Xavier Johnson, is fourth in the nation putting up 22 points per game.
  • UIC scores 70.6 points per game (267th in college basketball) and concedes 71.1 (150th in college basketball) for a -17 scoring differential overall.
  • UIC's leading scorer, Isaiah Rivera, ranks 266th in the nation, putting up 15.2 points per game.
  • The 32.7 rebounds per game the Salukis average rank 320th in the nation, and are 1.1 more than the 31.6 their opponents grab per contest.
  • Clarence Rupert averages 5.6 rebounds per game (ranking 441st in college basketball) to lead the Salukis.
  • The Flames are 289th in the nation at 33.5 rebounds per game. That's 2.9 fewer than the 36.4 their opponents average.
  • Toby Okani is 206th in the country with 6.8 rebounds per game, leading the Flames.
  • Southern Illinois averages 100 points per 100 possessions (71st in college basketball), while allowing 93.6 points per 100 possessions (210th in college basketball).
  • The Flames' 91.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 255th in college basketball, and the 92.4 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 169th in college basketball.

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