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Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Murray State Racers Betting Odds and Trends

The Murray State Racers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Panthers in Eastern Illinois at Lantz Arena on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Eastern Illinois Panthers in this one found them listed as 3-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Racers was expected to move the line.

Murray State Racers vs Eastern Illinois Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Illinois Panthers sport a record of 12-16 and 11-15 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Murray State Racers have 15-12 and 11-12-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-11 for the Eastern Illinois Panthers and 10-14 for the Murray State Racers.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Eastern Illinois Panthers rated this week at No. 141 and the Murray State Racers sitting at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Eastern Illinois's No. 171-ranked scoring average of 71.36 PPG, against a Murray State Racers defense rated No. 62 and allowing 67.26 PPG. The Eastern Illinois Panthers FG% has averaged 43.67% to date this season, less than the Murray State Racers shooters have managed so far (45.01% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Racers grabbed a 76-60 win over the Governors on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Jeffery Moss at Winfield Dunn Center.

The Panthers got 19 points from Demetrius McReynolds as Eastern Illinois ran past SE Missouri State 71-68 on Saturday at Show Me Center.

Betting Trends
  • Murray State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Murray State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Murray State's last 5 games
  • Murray State is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Eastern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Illinois's last 5 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

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