Missouri State vs Southern Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Missouri State Bears are  favorites as they try to continue a five-game winning streak when they visit the Southern Illinois Salukis on Wednesday, February 17 at SIU Arena. The contest airs at 9:15 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Missouri State Betting Information

  • The Bears have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 8-5-1.
  • The Bears have a winning record against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more, going 5-1 this season.
  • In 42.9% of its games this season (6/14), Missouri State and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Missouri State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isiaih Mosley 19 20.3 6.4 3.5 1.1 0.2 1.5
Gaige Prim 19 15.3 8.6 3.3 1.2 1.2 0.0
Ja’Monta Black 19 10.7 3.2 1.6 0.6 0.1 2.5
Jared Ridder 19 8.0 3.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 2.3
Demarcus Sharp 16 7.7 3.6 3.1 0.6 0.3 0.6

Southern Illinois Betting Information

  • The Salukis have topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 8-4-2.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Salukis are at least a 5.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-1-1 against the spread.
  • Southern Illinois covered the over/under in 7 games this season, half of the 14 games they have played this season.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Southern Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Marcus Domask 10 16.3 4.5 3.2 0.4 1.0 1.4
Lance Jones 19 12.6 3.1 3.2 1.6 0.1 1.9
Ben Harvey 19 9.9 3.9 1.5 0.6 0.2 1.1
Trent Brown 19 7.0 1.8 1.5 1.1 0.0 1.8
Anthony D’Avanzo 19 7.0 4.3 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.6

Total Facts

  • Missouri State’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (136.5 points) in nine out of 16 opportunities (56.2% of matchups).
  • In 46.7% of Southern Illinois’ games this season (7 of 15), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 136.5-point over/under.
  • The Bears average 73 points per game against the Salukis’ 69.5, amounting to 6.0 points over the contest’s total of 136.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 132.6 points per game, 3.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Bears games is 138.2 points, 1.7 more than the over/under of 136.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.4 points separates the average total points bet in Salukis games (136.9 points) and this matchup’s over/under (136.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/10/2021 Missouri State Missouri State -6.5 138.5 -293 +233 Regular Season 65-53 MO ST
2/29/2020 Missouri State Missouri State -6.5 128 -307 +233 Regular Season 84-59 MO ST
2/8/2020 N/A Southern Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-66 SIU
2/6/2019 N/A Missouri State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-59 MO ST
1/2/2019 N/A Southern Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-70 SIU

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