Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles vs La Salle Explorers prediction

NCAA Basketball: Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles vs. La Salle Explorers Prediction 11/18/2023

The Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles (0-3) travel to face off against the La Salle Explorers (3-0) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at Tom Gola Arena in Philadelphia and televised on ESPN+. La Salle is coming off a win in their previous game, while Southern Indiana is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Chicago State. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles vs La Salle Explorers

The Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Southern Indiana is preparing for their fourth game of the season, coming in with an 0-3 record. In their previous three games as the underdog, Southern Indiana has a straight-up record of 0-3. As of now, Southern Indiana’s against the spread record stands at 0-3 heading into today’s matchup. When factoring in the previous season, Southern Indiana is 3-6 vs. the spread in their last ten games.

Southern Indiana comes in with an over/under record of 1-2-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 136 points per game so far. When analyzing the Screaming Eagles’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 60 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.

The La Salle Explorers Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into their 4th game of the season, La Salle is currently 3-0. In their last five home games, including those from last year, La Salle has a home record of 1-4. La Salle has a perfect 3-0 ATS record heading into today’s game. Over their last ten games, which includes games from the previous season, La Salle is 7-3 ATS.

Looking at their over/under performance through three games, La Salle has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging 135.7 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Explorers’ games have averaged 72 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-3.

Southern Indiana Offense Breakdown

In their recent game, the Screaming Eagles’ offense concluded with 67 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 62.2 points per contest. Coming into the game, the Screaming Eagles offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 25%. On average, they get up 19.5 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 8.8 made free-throws.

Jeremiah Hernandez (G) 12.8 2.2 0.8
AJ Smith (G) 12.5 9.5 2.0
Jordan Tillmon (G) 9.5 3.5 1.2

La Salle Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, La Salle offense put up 69 points against Bucknell. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 8 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Jhamir Brickus, who holds an average of 17.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Khalil Brantley is averaging 13.3 points per game this season.

Jhamir Brickus (G) 17.3 4.0 4.0
Khalil Brantley (G) 13.3 3.3 4.0
Anwar Gill (G) 11.7 3.3 4.7

Southern Indiana Team Defense

On the defensive side, Southern Indiana is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.0 points per game. The Southern Indiana defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 78 points and allowed Chicago State to connect on 4 threes.

La Salle Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the La Salle defense is giving up an average of 64.0 points per contest. Against Bucknell in their most recent game, the La Salle defense gave up a total of 57 points while allowing Bucknell to hit 42% of their shots.

Screaming Eagles vs Explorers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Screaming Eagles have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 70 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Explorers have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Screaming Eagles have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, La Salle has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 6-4 straight up.

Screaming Eagles vs Explorers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Explorers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 92-56. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -14.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 143.5, and our model projects the Screaming Eagles and Explorers to reach a combined total of 148 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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