Tuesday's contest between the James Madison Dukes (4-0) and Southern Illinois Salukis (3-0) squaring off at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya has a projected final score of 83-78 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of Dukes, who is listed as a small favorite by our model. The game will tip off at 6:00 PM ET on November 21.

The matchup has no set line.

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Southern Illinois vs. James Madison Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
  • Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Where: Cancún, Mexico
  • Venue: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

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Southern Illinois vs. James Madison Score Prediction

  • Prediction: James Madison 83, Southern Illinois 78

Spread & Total Prediction for Southern Illinois vs. James Madison

  • Computer Predicted Spread: James Madison (-5.1)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 161.0

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Southern Illinois Performance Insights

  • On offense, Southern Illinois was the 321st-ranked squad in college basketball (65.7 points per game) last year. Defensively, it was 12th-best (61.4 points allowed per game).
  • The Salukis grabbed 28.8 rebounds per game and conceded 30.0 boards last season, ranking 322nd and 101st, respectively, in the nation.
  • Last season Southern Illinois was ranked 109th in the country in assists with 13.9 per game.
  • The Salukis were 112th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (7.9 per game) and 259th in 3-point percentage (32.7%) last year.
  • Southern Illinois gave up 6.1 3-pointers per game and conceded 33.0% from beyond the arc last season, ranking 46th and 120th, respectively, in the nation.
  • Last season, Southern Illinois took 46.4% of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 53.6% from inside it. In terms of makes, 33.8% of Southern Illinois' buckets were 3-pointers, and 66.2% were 2-pointers.

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