The Tennessee State Tigers (3-10) will look to halt a three-game losing streak when they visit the Eastern Illinois Panthers (4-13) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Lantz Arena as only 1.5-point favorites. The game airs at 5:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 133.5 points.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
While DraftKings has the Tigers winning by 1.5, the model has the Panthers taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (7.1 points). Take the Panthers.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (138.5 points) a little higher than the DraftKings over/under (133.5 points).
Prediction: Eastern Illinois 72, Tennessee State 66
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The Tigers’ average implied point total this season is 4.8 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (72.8 implied points on average compared to 68 implied points in this game).
- Tennessee State has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (68) three times this season.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Panthers (75.2) is 9.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (66).
- Eastern Illinois has totaled more than 66 points nine times on the season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Tennessee State and Eastern Illinois Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Tennessee State||Eastern Illinois|
|1/28/2021||Murray State||Loss||73-53||1/30/2021||Southeast Missouri State||Loss||75-44|
|1/23/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||65-54||1/28/2021||UT Martin||Loss||51-41|
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