Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Valparaiso Crusaders: 2/21/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 21, 2021

MVC opponents square off when the Southern Illinois Salukis (9-7) host the Valparaiso Crusaders (8-15) at SIU Arena, starting at 5:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 21, 2021. The Crusaders are 1-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of 132.5 points.

Betting Information

Southern Illinois vs Valparaiso Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Southern Illinois -1 -107 -114 132.5 -109 -113 -113 -108

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Computer picks for Southern Illinois vs Valparaiso
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Southern Illinois (-1) Over (132.5) Southern Illinois 69 Valparaiso 65

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Total Facts

  • In 68.8% of their opportunities this season (11 of 16 chances), the Salukis and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 132.5 points.
  • In 11 of 23 games (47.8%) this year, Valparaiso has combined with its opponents to score at least 132.5 points.
  • The Salukis and the Crusaders combine to average 2.1 more points per game than the over/under of 132.5 set for this game.
  • The Salukis and the Crusaders have seen their opponents average a combined 3.9 more points per game than the point total of 132.5 set for this matchup.
  • The average over/under the Salukis have had set in games this season is 3.4 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total in Crusaders games this year is 2.8 more points than the point total of 132.5 in this outing.

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Southern Illinois Betting Information

  • Southern Illinois has been good against the spread this season, posting an 8-5-2 record.
  • The Salukis fare well when favored by at least 1 points, posting a 3-1-1 record against the spread.
  • Southern Illinois and its opponents have covered the over/under in just 7 of 15 games this season (46.7%).

Valparaiso Betting Information

  • The Crusaders have an 8-11-1 record against the spread, covering in only 40% of their contests.
  • When they play as at least 1-point underdogs, the Crusaders have a record ATS of 1-2.
  • Valparaiso has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 30% of matchups this season (6 out of 20 opportunities).

Head to Head

Southern Illinois vs Valparaiso (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Valparaiso -4 132.5 -189 +152 Regular Season 55-38 VALP
1/7/2020 Southern Illinois -2.5 135.5 -145 +120 Regular Season 63-50 SILL
2/20/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 55-52 VALP
1/12/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-61 VALP

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Southern Illinois Leaders

  • The Salukis scoring leader is Marcus Domask, who averages 16.3 per contest to go with 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
  • Southern Illinois’ leading rebounder is Kyler Filewich averaging 5.4 boards per game and its best passer is Lance Jones and his 3.2 assists per game.
  • Jones’ 1.9 threes per game leads the Salukis.
  • The Southern Illinois steals leader is Jones, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Domask, who compiles 1.0 block per contest.

Valparaiso Leaders

  • Ben Krikke is at the top of the Crusaders scoring leaderboard with 12.3 points per game. He also collects 4.0 rebounds and averages 1.0 assist per game.
  • Valparaiso’s leader in rebounds is Donovan Clay with 5.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Daniel Sackey with 3.9 per game.
  • Connor Barrett averages 1.7 three-pointers per game, the most on the Crusaders.
  • Valparaiso’s leader in steals is Sackey (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Clay (1.3 per game).
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