Southern Illinois Salukis (4-3) at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars (1-4)
|Date & Time||Saturday December 1, 2018, 3:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars +10 -- Over/Under: 141
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The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars face instate college basketball rival the Southern Illinois Salukis.
The Southern Illinois Salukis upset Colorado State 82-67 on the road on Tuesday. Colorado State shot the ball well at 51% but Southern Illinois connected at 57.6% with ten more looks at the basket which was the deciding factor.
Armon Fletcher led five double digit scorers with 20 points and eight rebounds on 9-17 from the floor with Kavion Pippen giving the Salukis 16 point, five pulls and four assists on 8-11 marksmanship. SIU received another 15 points, four yanks and four helpers from Aaron Cook on 6-8 accuracy while Sean Lloyd Jr. and Eric McGill netted 13 points and ten points respectively with McGill adding five pulls and seven assists.
The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars have been competitive at times but not Wednesday in an 83-58 defeat at Western Illinois. SIU-Edwardsville by 13 at the half and faded over the final 20 minutes. The Cougars could not make shots at 30.3% and were only 12-21 at the charity stripe while Western Illinois fired away at 58%.
David McFarland topped the SIUE offense with12 points and four pulls on 4-11 from the field while Christian Ellis added ten points and six rebounds on 4-8 accuracy. Brandon Jackson and Cameron Williams gave the Cougars eight points and five boards each with Jaylin McCoy chipping in with six points.
Over is 6-2 in Southern Illinois last 8 road games and over is 6-2 in Southern Illinois last 8 vs. Ohio Valley. SIUE are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall and are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. Missouri Valley and are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 non-conference games.
I believe Southern Illinois will do some damage in the MVC but I just want them to do damage here on Saturday…