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

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


The Southern Illinois Salukis (23-9, 14-6 MVC) will look to extend a three-game win streak when they hit the road to take on the Drake Bulldogs (25-7, 15-5 MVC) on March 4, 2023 at Enterprise Center.

Drake was victorious in its previous game against Murray State, 74-62, on Friday. Tucker DeVries led the way with 27 points, plus five rebounds and one assist. On Friday, in its most recent game, Southern Illinois defeated Missouri State 54-51. With 17 points, Marcus Domask was its top scorer.

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

This game between the Bulldogs and Salukis will happen on Saturday, March 4, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 6:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Drake vs. Southern Illinois

The Bulldogs and Salukis will hit the hardwood at Enterprise Center for this matchup on March 4, and if you want to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on CBS Sports.

Drake Bulldogs vs. Southern Illinois Salukis Game Preview

Drake Stats, Odds & Insights

Drake is outscoring opponents by 10.9 points per game with a +349 scoring differential overall. It puts up 75.6 points per game (89th in college basketball) and allows 64.7 per outing (37th in college basketball).

The 75.6 points the Bulldogs average are 14.3 more than the Salukis allow.

Drake makes 8.0 three-pointers per game (116th in college basketball), 1.2 more than its opponents (6.8). It is shooting 36.8% from deep (53rd in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 31.1%.

The Bulldogs are posting 80.3 points per game this year at home, which is 7.8 more points than they’re averaging in road games (72.5).

Drake has been racking up 79.5 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 75.6 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Southern Illinois Stats, Odds & Insights

Southern Illinois has a +156 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.9 points per game. It is putting up 66.2 points per game, 317th in college basketball, and is allowing 61.3 per outing to rank 13th in college basketball.

The Salukis put up only 1.5 more points per game (66.2) than the Bulldogs give up (64.7).

Southern Illinois makes 7.9 three-pointers per game (126th in college basketball) at a 32.9% rate (255th in college basketball), compared to the 6.0 per game its opponents make, at a 32.5% rate.

The Salukis score 69.8 points per game at home, and 64.1 away.

In its previous 10 games, Southern Illinois is putting up 64.0 points per game, compared to its season average of 66.2.

Bulldogs Key Players to Watch

Bulldogs Leaders
Tucker DeVries 31 19.2 5.6 1.8 1.1 0.2 2.6
Roman Penn 31 12.6 4.6 5.4 0.9 0.2 0.5
Garrett Sturtz 32 9.3 6.6 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.2
Darnell Brodie 32 8.7 6.9 1.1 0.3 0.9 0.0
D.J. Wilkins 32 8.5 1.9 1.6 0.6 0.1 2.0

Salukis Key Players to Watch

Salukis Leaders
Marcus Domask 32 17.0 5.7 3.8 1.0 0.4 1.7
Lance Jones 32 13.7 3.1 2.4 1.7 0.1 2.1
Xavier Johnson 32 7.1 3.2 2.7 1.5 0.2 1.0
Clarence Rupert 32 5.7 3.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.1
Jawaun Newton 32 5.5 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.7

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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.