Southern Illinois vs. Missouri State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Southern Illinois vs. Missouri State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Missouri State Bears (17-14, 12-8 MVC) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the Southern Illinois Salukis (22-9, 14-6 MVC) on March 3, 2023 at Enterprise Center.

On Sunday, in its most recent game, Southern Illinois defeated UIC 68-65. With 19 points, Lance Jones was its high scorer. In its previous game, Missouri State beat UIC on Thursday, 74-57. Alston Mason scored a team-high 17 points (and chipped in three assists and three boards).

When is Southern Illinois vs. Missouri State and when does it start?

This matchup between the Salukis and Bears is set to start on Friday, March 3, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 9:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Southern Illinois vs. Missouri State

The Salukis and Bears will hit the floor at Enterprise Center for this matchup on March 3, and if you would like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Missouri State Bears Game Preview

Southern Illinois Stats, Odds & Insights

Southern Illinois outscores opponents by 4.9 points per game (scoring 66.5 per game to rank 312th in college basketball while giving up 61.6 per outing to rank 14th in college basketball) and has a +153 scoring differential overall.

The Salukis put up just 3.0 more points than the Bears concede (63.5).

Southern Illinois hits 8.0 three-pointers per game (117th in college basketball), 1.9 more than its opponents (6.1). It is shooting 32.9% from deep (255th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 33.1%.

At home, the Salukis are scoring 5.7 more points per game (69.8) than they are when playing on the road (64.1).

Southern Illinois has been scoring 65.4 points per game in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 66.5 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Missouri State Stats, Odds & Insights

Missouri State outscores opponents by 2.5 points per game (posting 66.0 points per game, 321st in college basketball, and conceding 63.5 per outing, 29th in college basketball) and has a +80 scoring differential.

The Bears average 66.0 points, only 4.4 more than the 61.6 the Salukis give up.

Missouri State connects on 2.2 more threes per contest than the opposition, 8.9 (47th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.7.

At home the Bears are scoring 67.5 points per game, 3.3 more than they are averaging away (64.2).

While Missouri State is posting 66.0 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its previous 10 games, tallying 67.1 a contest.

Salukis Key Players to Watch

Salukis Leaders
Marcus Domask 31 17.0 5.8 3.8 1.0 0.4 1.7
Lance Jones 31 14.0 3.1 2.5 1.7 0.1 2.2
Xavier Johnson 31 6.9 3.2 2.7 1.5 0.2 1.0
Jawaun Newton 31 5.7 3.6 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.7
Clarence Rupert 31 5.6 3.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.1

Bears Key Players to Watch

Bears Leaders
Brad Mason 15 14.0 3.3 3.9 0.7 0.1 1.7
Donovan Clay 29 11.7 5.7 3.6 0.8 1.0 0.6
Chance Moore 30 10.6 3.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.6
Alston Mason 30 10.0 2.3 2.7 0.7 0.0 1.3
Jonathan Mogbo 29 8.2 7.0 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.