Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs. Southern Illinois Salukis 2/26/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 26, 2021

The No. 21 Loyola Chicago Ramblers (19-4) host the Southern Illinois Salukis (11-11) after winning nine home games in a row. The Ramblers are heavy favorites by 19 points in the contest, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, February 26, 2021. The over/under in the matchup is 124.5.

Betting Information

Loyola Chicago vs Southern Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Loyola Chicago -19 -110 -110 124.5 -110 -113 -4642 1375

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Total Facts

  • The Ramblers and their opponents have combined for 124.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 13 of 23 opportunities (56.5%) this year.
  • Southern Illinois and its opponents have combined to score more than 124.5 points in 17 of 22 games (77.3%) this year.
  • The Ramblers and the Salukis combine to average 14.7 more points per game than the total of 124.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.2 fewer points per game (124.3) than this matchup’s total of 124.5 points.
  • The Ramblers average point total in matchups this year is 128.1, 3.6 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average over/under in Salukis games this season is 11.0 more points than the point total of 124.5 in this outing.

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Loyola Chicago Betting Information

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Ramblers have covered 13 times in 21 contests.
  • When favored by at least 19 points, the Ramblers have compiled a 1-1 record ATS.
  • Loyola Chicago and its opponents have converted the over just 10 times in 21 (47.6%) games this season.

Southern Illinois Betting Information

  • The Salukis have a 9-10-2 record against the spread, covering in only 42.9% of their contests.
  • Southern Illinois has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 42.9% of matchups this year (9 out of 21 opportunities).

Head to Head

Loyola Chicago vs Southern Illinois (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/29/2020 Loyola Chicago -4 119.5 -189 +152 Regular Season 68-63 SILL
1/16/2020 Loyola Chicago -10 119 -617 +432 Regular Season 64-48 LOYCH
2/24/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-53 SILL
1/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-50 LOYCH

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Loyola Chicago Leaders

  • Cameron Krutwig leads the Ramblers in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 15.0 points, pulling down 6.6 boards and dishing out 3.0 assists per game.
  • Braden Norris leads the Ramblers in three-point shooting with an average of 1.5 threes per game.
  • Lucas Williamson and Krutwig lead Loyola Chicago on the defensive end, with Williamson leading the team in steals averaging 1.3 per game and Krutwig in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.

Southern Illinois Leaders

  • Lance Jones’ points (12.9 per game) and assists (3.1 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Salukis’ leaderboards.
  • Kyler Filewich grabs 5.7 rebounds per game (he also scores 7.2 points per game and adds 1.5 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Southern Illinois rebounding leaderboard.
  • Jones’ 1.9 made threes per game lead the Salukis.
  • Southern Illinois’ leader in steals is Jones (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Filewich (0.5 per game).
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