Tuesday's game features the Valparaiso Beacons (2-2) and the Western Illinois Leathernecks (2-2) squaring off at Athletics-Recreation Center in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 72-70 victory for Valparaiso according to our computer prediction. Tipoff is at 8:00 PM ET on November 21.

Based on our computer prediction, Valparaiso is projected to cover the spread (2.5) versus Western Illinois. The two sides are projected to exceed the 139.5 total.

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Valparaiso vs. Western Illinois Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Venue: Athletics-Recreation Center
  • Line: Valparaiso -2.5
  • Point Total: 139.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Valparaiso -145, Western Illinois +120

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Valparaiso vs. Western Illinois Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Valparaiso 72, Western Illinois 70

Spread & Total Prediction for Valparaiso vs. Western Illinois

  • Pick ATS: Valparaiso (-2.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (139.5)

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Valparaiso Performance Insights

  • At 68.9 points scored per game and 73.6 points allowed last season, Valparaiso was 249th in the nation on offense and 279th defensively.
  • The Beacons were 233rd in college basketball in rebounds per game (31) and 192nd in rebounds allowed (31.5) last season.
  • Valparaiso was 136th in college basketball in assists (13.6 per game) last year.
  • Last season the Beacons were 299th in the country in 3-point makes (6.2 per game) and eighth-worst in 3-point percentage (29.6%).
  • Valparaiso was 218th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (7.5 per game) and 194th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.9%) last season.
  • The Beacons took 64% of their shots from inside the arc, and 36% from beyond it last season. In terms of makes, 75.7% of the Beacons' buckets were 2-pointers, and 24.3% were 3-pointers.

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