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 big favorites by our model. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 16.

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Southern Illinois vs. Chicago State 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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Southern Illinois vs. Chicago State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Southern Illinois 82, Chicago State 63

Spread & Total Prediction for Southern Illinois vs. Chicago State

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

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Southern Illinois Performance Insights

  • On offense, Southern Illinois was the 321st-ranked squad in the nation (65.7 points per game) last season. On defense, it was 12th-best (61.4 points allowed per game).
  • On the boards, the Salukis were 322nd in the nation in rebounds (28.8 per game) last year. They were 101st in rebounds allowed (30.0 per game).
  • Last season Southern Illinois was ranked 109th in college basketball in assists with 13.9 per game.
  • The Salukis made 7.9 3-pointers per game and shot 32.7% from beyond the arc last season, ranking 112th and 259th, respectively, in the nation.
  • Southern Illinois was 46th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (6.1 per game) and 120th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.0%) last season.
  • Southern Illinois attempted 46.4% percent of its shots from beyond the arc last season, and 53.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 33.8% of Southern Illinois' buckets were 3-pointers, and 66.2% were 2-pointers.

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