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Eastern Illinois Panthers visit Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks will hit the floor running against the away Eastern Illinois Panthers Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks as -6-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 15-12 and 12-9 ATS Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks will face the 11-15 Eastern Illinois Panthers, who own a 10-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks are 9-11-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Eastern Illinois Panthers are 14-10.

The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks sit at No. 169 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eastern Illinois Panthers sit at No. 168 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eastern Illinois Panthers rank No. 225 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 33.85 per game. That compares with Tennessee-Martin’s No. 118 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Tennessee-Martin is college basketball's No. 80-ranked team at 7.85 per game, while the Eastern Illinois Panthers rate No. 108 with 7.42 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Trae Anderson scored 29 points for Eastern Illinois on Saturday, but the Cougars managed a 72-64 victory over the Panthers at Lantz Arena.

Twymond Howard scored 20 points and helped out with 20 rebounds for Tennessee-Martin on Saturday, leading the Skyhawks to a 85-84 victory over Austin Peay at Winfield Dunn Center.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Illinois is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Eastern Illinois is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Tennessee-Martin
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Illinois's last 5 games when playing Tennessee-Martin
  • Tennessee-Martin is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Tennessee-Martin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee-Martin's last 6 games
  • Tennessee-Martin is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Illinois at SE Missouri State, Saturday, February 20th
Tennessee-Martin at SIU Edwardsville, Saturday, February 20th