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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors SIU Edwardsville Cougars in Battle with Eastern Illinois Panthers

Eastern Illinois takes to the basketball court against SIU Edwardsville on Saturday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Vadalabene Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Eastern Illinois Panthers before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The SIU Edwardsville Cougars sport a record of 4-17 and 11-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Eastern Illinois Panthers have 8-13 and 9-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-10 for the SIU Edwardsville Cougars and 11-9 for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the SIU Edwardsville Cougars at No. 239 and the Eastern Illinois Panthers at No. 151 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Eastern Illinois is ranked No. 225 in NCAA basketball at 33.86 per game. Contrast that with SIU Edwardsville's No. 148 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, SIU Edwardsville is the No. 224-ranked team in the country at 5.48 per game, while Eastern Illinois rates No. 98 at 7.57 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eastern Illinois earned a 82-74 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Thursday, getting 27 points from Demetrius McReynolds at Lantz Arena.

The Cougars endured a 58-51 loss at the hands of the Redhawks on Thursday, despite a 16-point effort from Burak Eslik at Vadalabene Center.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Illinois's last 5 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • SIU Edwardsville is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of SIU Edwardsville's last 6 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Illinois home to St Ambrose, Monday, February 1st
SIU Edwardsville at Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, February 6th