Thursday's contest that pits the Southern Illinois Salukis (2-0) versus the Chicago State Cougars (1-3) at Banterra Center has a good chance to be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 82-63 in favor of Southern Illinois, who is heavily favored by our model. Tipoff is at 8:00 PM ET on November 16.

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Chicago State vs. Southern Illinois Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Carbondale, Illinois
  • Venue: Banterra Center

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Chicago State vs. Southern Illinois Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Southern Illinois 82, Chicago State 63

Spread & Total Prediction for Chicago State vs. Southern Illinois

  • Computer Predicted Spread: Southern Illinois (-18.6)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 144.6

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Chicago State Performance Insights

  • Chicago State was 205th in the country last year with 70.3 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranked 264th with 73 points allowed per game.
  • With 32 rebounds per game, the Cougars ranked 163rd in college basketball. They ceded 30.1 rebounds per contest, which ranked 106th in college basketball.
  • Last season Chicago State ranked 249th in college basketball in assists, putting up 12.2 per game.
  • Last year the Cougars averaged 12.7 turnovers per game (265th-ranked in college basketball) and forced 10.9 turnovers per contest (267th-ranked).
  • The Cougars ranked 74th in the nation with 8.3 threes per game last year. Meanwhile, they ranked 193rd with a 33.9% shooting percentage from downtown.
  • Chicago State surrendered 7.5 treys per game (218th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while allowing a 34.4% three-point percentage (229th-ranked).
  • Chicago State took 57% two-pointers and 43% three-pointers last season. Of the team's buckets, 66.3% were two-pointers and 33.7% were threes.

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