Wednesday's contest at Banterra Center has the Southern Illinois Salukis (1-1) taking on the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (1-1) at 7:00 PM ET (on November 15). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 75-73 win for Southern Illinois, so it should be a tight matchup.

The Salukis are coming off of an 80-77 loss to Cornell in their most recent game on Saturday.

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Southern Illinois vs. Purdue Fort Wayne Game Info

  • When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Banterra Center in Carbondale, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
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Southern Illinois vs. Purdue Fort Wayne Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Southern Illinois 75, Purdue Fort Wayne 73

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Southern Illinois Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Salukis had a -48 scoring differential last season, falling short by 1.5 points per game. They put up 73.4 points per game, 44th in college basketball, and allowed 74.9 per outing to rank 351st in college basketball.
  • With 72.5 points per game in MVC contests, Southern Illinois posted 0.9 fewer points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (73.4 PPG).
  • Offensively the Salukis fared better in home games last year, scoring 77.7 points per game, compared to 69.1 per game in away games.
  • In 2022-23, Southern Illinois ceded 73 points per game at home. Away from home, it allowed 77.5.

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