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Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis 11/09/2019 Game Analysis, Picks and Predictions

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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis 11-09-2019 Game Analysis Picks and Predictions

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis 11/09/2019 – Two teams owning a 2-0 record will clash when Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens visit Southern Illinois Salukis at the Silver Spurs Arena on Saturday, November 9 at 3 pm. Southern Illinois is picked by Basketball Spread Betting prevailing over the visiting team. Marcus Domask and Aaron Cook will look to bring their best game to avoid an upset on their own home floor.

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis 11/09/2019

When: Saturday, November 9, 3:00 p.m. ET
Where: Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: FloHoops
Stream: SofaScore

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis 11/09/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Delaware +4.5 (-110) 135 o (-110) +185
Southern Illinois -4.5 (-110) 135 u (-110) -225
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Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens

The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens are undefeated in two games. Against Bridgewater, they blew out the competition by 46 points. While against Oakland, Delaware escaped with a three-point win. It was Nate Darling, who had his first game this season, scored 22 points and made 5 threes in the ball game.  Justin Mutts was doing well first game but had an off night in the second. Ryan Allen has been their most consistent player for both games. Coming to this game, they are predicted to be the underdogs. The Blue Hens will need a good game from Darling and Mutts to pull them to striking distance on the road.

Players to Watch Ryan Allen (15.9 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 2.1 APG). Nate Darling (12.1 PPG, 2.7 RPG, and 2.0 APG), Reggie Gardner Jr. (9.9 PPG, 1.2 RPG, 1.2 APG), Kevin Anderson (9.8 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.6 APG).

Southern Illinois Salukis

Like Delaware, South Illinois they enjoy a 2-0 record. The difference is, they are hosting this game against the Blue Hens. Marcus Domask was impressive against Texas-San Antonio producing 24 points while Aaron Cook also had a good night with 19. Barret Benson was the third option for the team in that game with 17. Against, Illinois Wesleyan Titans, Eric M Gill too stage and showcased what he can do leading the team with 19 points. Barret Benson had 15 while three other Salukis scored double figures. Being at their homecourt helped their odds and they are favored to win over Delaware in this game.

Players to Watch: Marcus Domask (11.6 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 1.9 APG), Aaron Cook (10.6 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 1.1 APG), Ben Harvey (10.2 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 1.1 APG), Harwin Francois (9.1 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 1.6, APG)

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis Betting Predictions

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Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Delaware’s last 5 games.
Blue Hens are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games played in November.
Delaware is 0-7-1 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Saturday.

Southern Illinois Salukis

Salukis are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Southern Illinois’ last 8 games.
Southern Illinois is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Salukis are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Colonial Athletic Conference.
Southern Illinois is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in November.

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens vs Southern Illinois Salukis Betting Picks

Southern Illinois seems to have a lot of players that can score big for them. When one player is having an off night, some will try to pick up the slack. This makes them more unpredictable for Delaware who will expect Ryan Allen to be their most consistent player in the roster. NCAA Basketball Games Today Odds see the home team prevailing over the visiting team and handing them their first loss of the season.

Moneyline: The Salukis are a safer bet here owning a money line of -206 over their opponents. Open is -246.

ATS: Playing in their home crowd has its benefits and Salukis has the -4.5 across the spread and open at -5.5

TOTALS: Both teams are seen to be at 133.5 with Delaware going under while Southern Illinois is over.

Score Prediction: 68-62, Salukis.