Belmont vs Eastern Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 21, 2021

The Belmont Bruins are heavily favored () to continue a seven-game win streak when they host the Eastern Illinois Panthers at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 21 at Curb Event Center. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 21, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Belmont Betting Information

  • Belmont has an 8-2 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 13 points, the Bruins are 2-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 70% of their games this season (7/10), the Bruins and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

Belmont Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nick Muszynski 14 16.3 5.6 1.6 0.1 1.4 0.1
Luke Smith 15 14.8 2.3 3.0 2.5 0.1 3.2
Jacobi Wood 15 13.0 2.7 2.4 0.8 0.0 1.1
Ben Sheppard 12 10.8 4.3 2.1 0.8 0.3 1.3
Grayson Murphy 13 10.4 7.9 4.6 2.2 0.3 0.8

Eastern Illinois Betting Information

  • With a 2-8 record ATS, Eastern Illinois has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • The Panthers only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 13-point underdog.
  • 40% of Eastern Illinois’ 10 games this season have fell below the over/under.

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

Eastern Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Josiah Wallace 10 17.5 3.9 2.8 0.9 0.5 0.9
Marvin Johnson 13 13.4 4.8 4.3 1.7 0.8 0.9
Mack Smith 12 9.2 2.8 1.9 0.8 0.4 2.1
Sammy Friday 13 8.3 4.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0
Kashawn Charles 13 7.4 2.3 0.7 0.9 0.0 1.6

Total Facts

  • Belmont’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup total (154.5 points) in 45.5% of opportunities (five out of 11 matchups).
  • In 30% of Eastern Illinois’ games this season (3 of 10), the total points scored was greater than Thursday’s 154.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 155.8 points per game, 1.3 points more than the over/under of 154.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s over/under is 6.1 fewer points than the 148.4 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Bruins have seen a 154.2 average over/under in their games this season, 0.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.5 points more than the average over/under in Panthers games this season (150 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2020 Belmont Belmont -11.5 149 -770 +521 Regular Season 87-55 BELMNT

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