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Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Eastern Illinois Panthers in college hoops odds

Eastern Illinois PanthersWestern Illinois Leathernecks
3-4December 04, 2013, 08:00 | Western Hall2-4

Western Illinois looks to cover the Leathernecks-Panthers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 2-4 mark when they host Eastern Illinois in college basketball wagering action.

The Leathernecks bring a 2-4 record (0-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-4 Panthers, who are 1-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Western Illinois go 0-2 so far and the Panthers go 2-3.

View Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Western Illinois Leathernecks Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Leathernecks as -2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 280-ranked Leathernecks and the No. 278-rated Panthers in this matchup.


Last time out for Eastern Illinois, they were a 68-53 loser as they battled Western Kentucky on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Panthers got 16 points from Reggie Smith, but it was Western Kentucky that prevailed in a 68-53 final on Saturday at EA Diddle Arena.

Western Illinois was a 76-49 winner in its last match at home against Greenville Il. The Leathernecks blew out Greenville Il on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 76-49 win at Western Hall.

A few Panthers at Leathernecks trends to consider:
Eastern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Illinois is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Western Illinois
Eastern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Western Illinois

Next up:
Eastern Illinois home to Indiana State, Saturday, December 7th
Western Illinois at Grace Bible, Saturday, December 7th