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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Panthers (+1.5)

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.

Pick OU:
Over (133.5)

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)
Tigers 3-9 1-3 2-10
Panthers 3-14 0-8 7-9-1

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Tennessee State

Eastern Illinois
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/4/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Loss 68-60 2/4/2021 Belmont Loss 89-61
1/30/2021 Austin Peay Loss 71-56 2/2/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Win 70-61
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
1/21/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Loss 67-65 1/26/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Loss 87-74

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