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Ohio Valley Tournament - Eastern Illinois Panthers visit Belmont Bruins in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Eastern Illinois Panthers


Belmont Bruins
Thursday, March 05, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Nashville Municipal Auditorium

The Eastern Illinois Panthers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Bruins in Belmont at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Belmont Bruins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Belmont Bruins sport a record of 19-10 and 9-17-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Eastern Illinois Panthers have 17-13 and 17-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-8-1 for the Belmont Bruins and 11-7 for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

This game puts the Belmont Bruins, most recently No. 47 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eastern Illinois Panthers, who rate No. 296 in the latest survey.

How Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Belmont Bruins Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Belmont's No. 27-ranked scoring average of 73.97 PPG, against a Eastern Illinois Panthers defense rated No. 59 and allowing 62.17 PPG. The Belmont Bruins FG% has averaged 47.45% to date this season, more than the Eastern Illinois Panthers shooters have managed so far (43.81% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers got 24 points from Chris Olivier as Eastern Illinois ran past SIU Edwardsville 78-66 on Wednesday at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.

The Bruins blew out Belmont on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 88-62 win at Curb Event Center.