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    The Southern Illinois Salukis (19-8, 11-5 MVC) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to break a three-game road losing streak when they take on the Valparaiso Beacons (11-16, 5-11 MVC) on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Athletics-Recreation Center. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total is 131.5 for the matchup.

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    How do I watch Salukis vs. Beacons?

    • Game Day: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Valparaiso, Indiana
    • Arena: Athletics-Recreation Center

    Betting Lines for Salukis vs. Beacons

    Southern Illinois vs Valparaiso Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Southern Illinois -3.5 131.5

    Southern Illinois Betting Stats & Information

    • Southern Illinois has won 78.9% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (15-4).
    • The Salukis have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -163 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Salukis have compiled a 10-15-1 record against the spread.
    • The Beacons have a 5-10 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 3.5 points or more.
    • The average total Southern Illinois has had set in games this season is 3.2 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Valparaiso Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Valparaiso has been the underdog 17 times and won two of those games.
    • The Beacons have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +138 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Beacons are 12-14-0 against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, the Beacons are 5-10 against the spread.
    • The average total for Valparaiso’s games this year is 11.6 more points than the point total of 131.5 for this outing.

    Southern Illinois vs. Valparaiso Season Stat Comparison

    Southern Illinois Rank Southern Illinois AVG Valparaiso AVG Valparaiso Rank
    309th 66.5 Points Scored 69.6 231st
    19th 61.9 Points Allowed 73.5 288th
    330th 28.6 Rebounds 31.1 225th
    346th 5.9 Off. Rebounds 6.5 323rd
    107th 8 3pt Made 6.4 289th
    125th 13.9 Assists 13.3 166th
    195th 12.2 Turnovers 11.7 142nd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Southern Illinois Salukis Leaders

    • The leader in scoring, rebounding and assists for the Salukis is Marcus Domask, who tallies 16.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game.
    • Lance Jones leads the Salukis in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Valparaiso Beacons Leaders

    • Ben Krikke holds the top spot on the Beacons leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 18.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
    • Nick Edwards dishes out more assists than any other Valparaiso teammate with 4.9 per game. He also scores 7.7 points and grabs 3.8 rebounds per game.
    • Quinton Green is the top scorer from deep for the Beacons, hitting 2.3 threes per game.

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