Southern Illinois Vs Murray State: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 24, 2023

Written By Staff on January 23, 2023

The Southern Illinois Salukis (16-5, 8-2 MVC) hope to continue a seven-game home win streak when they host the Murray State Racers (11-9, 6-4 MVC) on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Salukis’ (-334 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Racers (+262).

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of January 24, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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Southern Illinois vs Murray State Betting Odds

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Southern Illinois Offense Vs. Murray State Defense

Southern Illinois Offense Stats (Rank) Murray State Defense
67.1 (300) Points/Gm 69.7 (192)
12.5 (229) Possessions/Game 14.3 (211)
45.6 (121) Field Goal % 42.1 (105)
31.1 (313) 3PT % 30.5 (47)
53.1 (85) Effective FG % 48.4 (118)
56.7 (79) True Shooting % 52.1 (90)

Murray State Offense Vs. Southern Illinois Defense

Murray State Offense Stats (Rank) Southern Illinois Defense
71.3 (187) Points/Gm 60.5 (14)
14.3 (145) Possessions/Game 12.5 (136)
44.5 (188) Field Goal % 41.4 (66)
30.7 (324) 3PT % 31.9 (103)
49.6 (248) Effective FG % 47.0 (61)
54.0 (209) True Shooting % 51.2 (56)

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Southern Illinois Betting Insights

  • Southern Illinois has put together a 9-10-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Salukis have covered the spread three times this season (3-6 ATS) when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • Southern Illinois and its opponents have combined to go over the point total 10 out of 20 times this season.
  • The Salukis and their opponents have combined to score more than 130 points in eight of 20 games this season.
  • Southern Illinois’ matchups this year have an average total of 127.6, 2.4 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Murray State Betting Insights

  • Murray State has put together a 7-11-1 record against the spread this year.
  • The Racers have covered the spread once when an underdog by 7.5 points or more this season (in three opportunities).
  • A total of 10 Murray State’s games this year have hit the over.
  • The Racers have combined with their opponents to score more than 130 points in 15 of 19 games this season.
  • The average total for Murray State’s games this season has been 140.9, 10.9 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Southern Illinois Key Players

  • Marcus Domask leads the Salukis in scoring (17.0 points per game), rebounding (6.1 per game) and assists (3.5 per game).
  • Lance Jones is the top three-point shooter for the Salukis, knocking down 2.1 per game.
  • Southern Illinois’ blocks leader is Domask, who collects 0.5 per game. Jones leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a contest.

Murray State Key Players

  • Rob Perry owns the Racers top spot in scoring with 15.1 points per game and also tacks on 4.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest.
  • DJ Burns (7.2 rebounds per game) and Jacobi Wood (4.5 assists per game) are the Murray State leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Perry makes more threes per game than any other member of the Racers, averaging 1.9 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Murray State grabs more steals than Wood (1.5 per game) or blocks more shots than Kenny White Jr. (1.0 per game).
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