I still believe the Redbirds are the 2nd best team in the Valley, and though its hard to play on the road, the Redbirds win this one by 8-10.
Illinois State -4
UNI at Wichita State
I have the Shockers winning by 5-7 here, so the line is about right in my opinion. I will play small on the Shockers -5
Wichita State -5
Southern Illinois at Missouri State
This is an interesting game as new SIU coach, Barry Hinson was forced out as Missouri State's coach a few years ago. He will wanna win this one & I'm sure he will make sure his team knows it. Both teams were picked to finish towards the bottom of the league, though SIU has played much better than expected. This would be the best opportunity for the Bears to get their first Division 1 win. I'm still looking this game over and will be back.