Tuesday's game at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya has the James Madison Dukes (4-0) taking on the Southern Illinois Salukis (3-0) at 6:00 PM (on November 21). Our computer prediction projects a win for James Madison by a score of 83-78, who is slightly favored by our model.

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James Madison vs. Southern Illinois 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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James Madison vs. Southern Illinois Score Prediction

  • Prediction: James Madison 83, Southern Illinois 78

Spread & Total Prediction for James Madison vs. Southern Illinois

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

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James Madison Performance Insights

  • James Madison was carried by its offense last year, as it ranked 14th-best in college basketball by averaging 80.5 points per game. It ranked 118th in college basketball in points allowed (68.1 per contest).
  • The Dukes grabbed 34.8 boards per game (35th-ranked in college basketball). They gave up 30.7 rebounds per contest (148th-ranked).
  • James Madison ranked 150th in the country with 13.4 dimes per game.
  • The Dukes ranked 15th-best in the country by forcing 15.5 turnovers per game. They ranked 265th in college basketball by averaging 12.7 turnovers per contest.
  • The Dukes were 104th in the country with 8 threes per game last season. Meanwhile, they ranked 132nd with a 35% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • James Madison ranked 128th in the nation with 6.8 threes allowed per game. Meanwhile, it ranked 37th with a 31% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
  • James Madison attempted 38.4 two-pointers per game last season, which accounted for 62.8% of the shots it attempted (and 71.8% of the team's baskets). Meanwhile, it attempted 22.8 treys per contest, which were 37.2% of its shots (and 28.2% of the team's buckets).

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