Eastern Illinois vs Tennessee Tech: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 13, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 13, 2021 - Last Updated on February 17, 2021

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (1-17) are 1-point underdogs as they try to break a six-game losing streak when they host the Eastern Illinois Panthers (5-14) on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Hooper Eblen Center. The game airs at 5:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 139.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Golden Eagles (+1)

The model favors the Panthers by 0.2 points, just 0.8 less than the 1-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Over (139.5)

The model projects a total 2.4 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Eastern Illinois 72, Tennessee Tech 71

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 Panthers have an average implied point total of 74.7 this season, which is 3.7 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (71).
  • This season, Eastern Illinois has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (71) seven times.
  • The Golden Eagles’ average implied point total on the season (75.1 points) is 6.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (69 points).
  • Tennessee Tech has scored more than 69 points in four games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Eastern Illinois and Tennessee Tech Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Panthers 4-15 1-9 9-9-1
Golden Eagles 7-10-1 0-2 10-8

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

Last 5 Games

Eastern Illinois

Tennessee Tech
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/11/2021 Jacksonville State Loss 76-64 2/11/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Loss 81-63
2/6/2021 Tennessee State Win 86-72 2/6/2021 UT Martin Loss 66-64
2/4/2021 Belmont Loss 89-61 2/4/2021 Southeast Missouri State Loss 68-64
2/2/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Win 70-61 1/30/2021 Morehead State Loss 74-55
1/30/2021 Southeast Missouri State Loss 75-44 1/23/2021 Murray State Loss 72-63

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