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Panthers visit Tennessee State Tigers in college basketball clash

Eastern Illinois PanthersTennessee State Tigers
Feb 26, 8:30 PM | Gentry Complex

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds

9-19TEAM RECORD13-15

The Tigers will be trying to slam the Eastern Illinois Panthers on Saturday when the teams tip off at Gentry Complex in college betting action.

The Tigers are 13-15 so far on the season, and 10-10-1 ATS vs. the number. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 9-19 and 8-12-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tennessee State go 12-9 and the Panthers go 7-14 on the totals.

View Eastern Illinois vs Tennessee State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Tennessee State opened as 8.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 186 (Tigers) and the No. 255 (Panthers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-61 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 234 in NCAA hoops at 33.8 per game. Contrast that with Tennessee State’s No. 272 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tennessee State is the No. 74-ranked team in the country at 7.3 per game, while Eastern Illinois rates No. 342 at 4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Illinois owns the country's No. 94-rated mark, allowing 67.9 points per game on the highway. Tennessee State, on the other hand, rates No. 210 in scoring at home.

Eastern Illinois was a 65-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Austin Peay. They covered the 13–point spread as underdogs. Jeremy Granger scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 65-56 to Austin Peay at Winfield Dunn Center on Thursday).

Tennessee State was a 57-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against SE Missouri State. They failed to cover the 9–point spread as favorites. Tennessee State earned a 57-52 victory over SE Missouri State on Thursday, getting 14 points from Wil Peters at Gentry Complex.

Eastern Illinois Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-5
After playing Austin Peay are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing SE Missouri State are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Panthers at Tigers trends to consider:
Eastern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Illinois is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
Tennessee State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Tennessee State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Eastern Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tennessee State's last 9 games
Tennessee State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Eastern Illinois

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