Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears 01/12/2022 Predictions, Preview and Spread

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Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears 01-12-2022 Predictions Preview and Spread

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears 01/12/2022 – With a 9-5 overall record the Southern Illinois Salukis remain at the second stop in the Missouri Valley Conference play. Southern Illinois will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak as they take on the Missouri State Bears. Both teams will square off from the JQH Arena in Springfield, Missouri. The Bears are holding an 11-6 overall record and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The NCAA basketball odds 2022 has predicted a winner for this game based on the recent betting trends.

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears 01/12/2022

When: Wednesday, January 12, 8:00 PM ET
Where: JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore
Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears 01/12/2022
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Southern Illinois Salukis +7.5 (-107) 132 o (-107) +300
Missouri State Bears -7.5 (-107) 132 u (-107) -500
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Southern Illinois Salukis

The Southern Illinois Salukis won both their conference games on the season and are right behind Loyola at the top. The Salukis came off a close 63-60 victory against the Valparaiso Crusaders in their last game. Marcus Domask led the way for his team with 23 points after going nine for 12 with his shooting attempts. Another 11 points were poured in by Lance Jones in just 24 minutes of gameplay. Dalton Banks tossed in 14 points in 25 minutes of gameplay. Southern Illinois remains ahead of Northern Iowa in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Players to watch: M. Domask F (GP 14, MIN 36, PTS 15.7, REB 4.9, AST 4.4, STL 1, BLK 0.8, TO 2.5, FG% 43.2, FT% 82.8, 3P% 37.1), L. Jones G (GP 12, MIN 28.5, PTS 14.4, REB 3.9, AST 1.7, STL 2, BLK 0.2, TO 3.1, FG% 46.7, FT% 58.3, 3P% 25), B. Coupet Jr. G (GP 14, MIN 28.9, PTS 11.6, REB 3.9, AST 1, STL 0.6, BLK 0.4, TO 1.1, FG% 48.7, FT% 76.5, 3P% 35.6).

Missouri State Bears

The Bears split their four conference games and remained at the fifth position in the Missouri Valley Conference. Missouri State dropped their last game against Northern Iowa with a close call. The Bears gave up 85 and scored 84 in return. Missouri is reaching an average of 78.8 points per game. Isaiah Mosley is the leader in scoring with 18.5 points. Gaige Prim is the second leading scorer with 14.1 points while Jaylen Minnett is averaging 11.1 points per game.

Players to watch: I. Mosley G (GP 17, MIN 28.8, PTS 18.5, REB 5.5, AST 2.2, STL 1, BLK 0.1, TO 2.6, FG% 49.6, FT% 89.4, 3P% 45.1), G. Prim F (GP 17, MIN 27.2, PTS 14.1, REB 8.2, AST 1.8, STL 0.8, BLK 1.3, TO 2.2, FG% 59.1, FT% 76.1, 3P% 37.5), J. Minnett G (GP 15, MIN 21.9, PTS 11.1, REB 1.3, AST 1.3, STL 1.1, BLK 0, TO 0.7, FG% 46.2, FT% 92.3, 3P% 45.9).

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears Betting Predictions

Trends

Southern Illinois Salukis

The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Southern Illinois’ last 13 games.
Salukis are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Southern Illinois are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against Missouri State.
Southern Illinois are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Missouri State.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Illinois’ last 8 games on the road.

Missouri State Bears

Missouri State are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State’s last 6 games.
Bears are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Missouri State are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Missouri State are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Southern Illinois.

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Missouri State Bears Betting Picks

Summary: The Bears are stronger than the Salukis since they took out some of the top opponents in their conference. On the other hand, they have a strong offense that will outscore the Salukis. The online sportsbook odds have predicted the Salukis as the underdog in this game.

Moneyline: The Salukis hold an ML of +300 while the Bears are holding -500.

ATS: The allocated spread for the Salukis is +7.5 (-107) and the allocated spread for the Bears is -7.5 (110).

Totals: The total will go over 132 (-107) for Southern Illinois and the same will go under for the Bears.

Score Prediction: 76-67, Missouri State Bears win.