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    The Western Illinois Leathernecks (8-7, 1-3 Summit) are 3.5-point favorites as they try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Denver Pioneers (10-7, 1-3 Summit) on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Western Hall. The contest airs at 3:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 147.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Leathernecks vs. Pioneers

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
    • Location: Macomb, Illinois
    • Arena: Western Hall
    Western Illinois vs Denver Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Western Illinois -3.5 147.5

    Western Illinois Betting Stats & Information

    • Western Illinois has compiled a 3-2 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60% of those games).
    • The Leathernecks have not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -172 or shorter.
    • The Leathernecks have a 6-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Pioneers are 4-2 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.
    • The average point total in Western Illinois’ games this season is 0.3 more points than the over/under of 147.5 in this matchup.

    Denver Betting Stats & Info

    • Denver has won one of the six games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Pioneers have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +145 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Pioneers have an 8-7-0 record against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this year, the Pioneers are 4-2 against the spread.
    • The average total in Denver’s games this year is 2.8 more points than the point total of 147.5 in this outing.

    Western Illinois vs. Denver Season Stat Comparison

    Western Illinois Rank Western Illinois AVG Denver AVG Denver Rank
    111th 75.6 Points Scored 75.4 116th
    257th 72.2 Points Allowed 74.9 319th
    272nd 30.5 Rebounds 31.8 219th
    306th 7.2 Off. Rebounds 7.5 287th
    238th 6.9 3pt Made 4.2 362nd
    123rd 14.3 Assists 11.4 312th
    49th 10.8 Turnovers 14.8 335th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Western Illinois Leathernecks Leaders

    • The Leathernecks leader in points and assists is Trenton Massner, who puts up 15.5 points per game along with 5.6 assists.
    • Jesiah West leads Western Illinois in rebounding, pulling down 6.1 rebounds per game while also scoring 11.1 points a contest.
    • The Leathernecks get the most three-point shooting production out of Alec Rosner, who knocks down 2.5 threes per game.

    Denver Pioneers Leaders

    • Tommy Bruner’s points (16.8 per game) and assists (4.5 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Pioneers’ leaderboards.
    • Tyree Corbett is at the top of the Denver rebounding leaderboard with 9.1 rebounds per game. He also racks up 10.4 points and adds 0.7 assists per game.
    • Bruner is reliable from distance and leads the Pioneers with 1.6 made threes per game.
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