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Tennessee State Tigers Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Eastern Illinois Panthers

Eastern Illinois Panthers

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Tennessee State Tigers
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 8:30 PM ET
Gentry Complex

Tennessee State looks to cover the Tigers-Panthers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 3-13 mark when they host Eastern Illinois in college basketball betting action.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee State Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Tennessee State Tigers betting line opened as 6-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Illinois Panthers will look to cover the spread vs the Tennessee State Tigers on Wednesday, as the Panthers are 8-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Tigers are 4-5 ATS. Eastern Illinois is 0-3 against the total, while Tennessee State is 1-3 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 228-rated Eastern Illinois Panthers taking on the No. 339-rated Tennessee State Tigers in this contest.

How Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee State Tigers Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Eastern Illinois is ranked No. 240 in NCAA basketball at 30.5 per game. Contrast that with Tennessee State's No. 171 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tennessee State is the No. 170-ranked team in the country at 5.69 per game, while Eastern Illinois rates No. 131 at 6.29 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jacksonville State was victimized for 20 points and 10 rebounds by Chris Olivier as the Panthers bested the Gamecocks 59-50 in college basketball action on Saturday.

Tennessee State got 13 points from Marcus Roper but lost anyway, 77-62, to SE Missouri State on Saturday at Gentry Complex.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee State Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Eastern Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Eastern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Eastern Illinois is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Eastern Illinois is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tennessee State
Tennessee State is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
Tennessee State is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
Tennessee State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Eastern Illinois
Tennessee State is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Eastern Illinois

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Illinois home to Belmont, Saturday, January 10th
Tennessee State at SIU Edwardsville, Saturday, January 10th

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