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James Madison Dukes vs
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The James Madison Dukes are traveling to play the Southern Illinois Salukis at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya stadium on Tuesday, 11/21/2023 @ 6:00pm EST. James Madison is the betting favorite opening at -5.5 and the line hasn't moved.

Dukes vs Salukis Prediction for Tonight's Game

Based on recent trends and stats, the Scorecaster predicts Salukis to win tonight's game by 5 points. This model factors in recent against the spread (ATS) trends and scoring which predicts the Southern Illinois Salukis to cover the 6 point spread and the total to go under 146.5 points.

PREDICTED SCORE: James Madison 67 to Southern Illinois 72

Scorecaster algorithmic predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the James Madison Dukes and Southern Illinois Salukis, including recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups from recent history.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • 50% of SportsJaw predicts Southern Illinois Salukis to cover the spread.
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that James Madison will win straight-up is 71%.
  • From the lines set by Sportsbooks, they predict the score to be JMU 78.75, S.ILL 67.75.
  • OddsShark predicts Southern Illinois will win, cover the spread, and the total will go under.
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James Madison Key Betting Stats

With a power ranking of 51, James Madison is ranked #7 in offense (scoring an average of 99.67 per game), #355 in defense (allowing an average of 90.00 points to be scored against them per game) and are 4-0 (3-1 ATS) this season.

Offensively, the Dukes hit an average of 45.79% of their field goals (ranked #156) and 72.04% of their free throws (ranked #124) and makes an average of 42.86% of their three pointers ranked #18 in the NCAAB). They average 42.00 rebounds per game (ranked # 75) and average 18.67 offensive assists and 12.33 turnovers per game (ranked # 30 and 171 respectively).

Defensively speaking, James Madison allows an average of 41.35% field goals (ranked #175) and 70.54% free throws (ranked #196 in the NCAAB) The Dukes allow an average of 28.79% of the three pointers (ranked #105) and averages 43.67 defensive rebounds per game (ranked # 43.67) Finally, the Dukes average 13.67 defensive assists and 15.67 turnovers per game (ranked # 251 and 83 respectively).

Southern Illinois Key Betting Stats

Southern Illinois Salukis has a power ranking of 19 and are #92 for offense (scoring an average of 83.33 per game), #42 for defense (giving up an average of 60.00 points per game) and 3-0 (2-0 ATS) overall. James Madison went 0-0 (0-0 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Southern Illinois.

For offense, the Salukis hit an average of 49.71% of their field goals (ranked #64) and 71.23% of their free throws (ranked #143) and makes an average of 37.14% of their three pointers (ranked #92 in the NCAAB). They average 38.33 rebounds per game (ranked # 184) and average 17.00 offensive assists and 10.33 turnovers per game (ranked # 56) and 74 respectively).

On defense, Southern Illinois allows an average of 41.25% field goals (ranked #170) and 66.67% free throws (ranked #123 in the NCAAB) The Salukis allow an average of 26.42% of the three pointers (ranked #72) and averages 28.67 defensive rebounds per game (ranked # 28.67) Finally, the Salukis average 8.67 defensive assists and 14.33 turnovers per game (ranked # 39 and 135 respectively).

Betting Summary

  • Southern Illinois has a slight advantage in regards to ball control (factoring in rebounds and turnovers).
  • The Scorecaster model predicts the Southern Illinois Salukis to cover the 6 point spread and the total to go under 146.5 points.
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