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Murray State RacersEastern Illinois Panthers
Dec 30, 8:00 PM | Lantz Arena

Murray State Racers vs Eastern Illinois Panthers Odds

13-0TEAM RECORD6-5

The Panthers will be trying to slam the Murray State Racers on Friday when the teams tip off at Lantz Arena in college betting action.

The Panthers sport records of 6-5 and 4-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Racers have 13-0 and 7-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-3 for the Panthers and 4-5 for the Racers.

View Murray State vs Eastern Illinois Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Panthers are listed as 10-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Panthers rated this week at No. 247 and the Racers sitting at No. 92. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 85-72 result in favor of the Racers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Racers rank No. 279 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.5 per game. That compares with Eastern Illinois’s No. 193 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Eastern Illinois is college basketball's No. 222-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Racers rate No. 65 with 7.6 per game.

Defensively, Murray State features the nation's No. 92-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.4 points per game. Eastern Illinois, meanwhile, comes in at No. 81 nationally in scoring at home.

Murray State was a 78-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Tennessee-Martin. They covered the 21.5–point spread as favorites. Murray State cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Tennessee-Martin out of the gym and running up a 78-54 score at CFSB Center.

Eastern Illinois was a 64-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Maine. The Panthers endured a 64-60 loss at the hands of the Black Bears on Wednesday, despite a 20-point effort from Alfonzo McKinnie at Harold Alfond Sports Arena.

Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Eastern Kentucky are 7-3
After playing Tennessee-Martin are 8-2
After a win are 10-0

Eastern Illinois Panthers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
After playing Maine are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7

A few Racers at Panthers trends to consider:
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Murray State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Eastern Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Murray State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Illinois
Eastern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Eastern Illinois's last 8 games when playing Murray State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Illinois's last 6 games when playing at home against Murray State
Eastern Illinois is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Murray State

Next up:
Murray State home to Eastern Kentucky, Wednesday, January 4
Eastern Illinois at SIU Edwardsville, Wednesday, January 4

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