Eastern Illinois vs Austin Peay: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Eastern Illinois Panthers (3-4) host the Austin Peay Governors (4-4) as 1-point favorites after Josiah Wallace scored 22 points in the Panthers 92-88 victory over Western Illinois. The matchup is at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 149 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Eastern Illinois Betting Information

  • Eastern Illinois has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 2-5 against the spread.
  • The Panthers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 0-4 this season.
  • In 42.9% of their games this season (3/7), the Panthers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Panthers took down Western Illinois 92-88 but failed to cover the spread as 11.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 138.5 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Wallace totaled a team-high 22 points in the victory.

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 9 17.9 4.1 2.9 0.8 0.6 0.9
Marvin Johnson 10 12.4 5.0 3.9 1.5 0.8 1.0
Mack Smith 9 9.6 2.4 1.7 0.8 0.3 2.2
Sammy Friday 10 7.6 4.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Jordan Skipper-Brown 10 7.5 3.9 1.2 0.8 1.3 0.2
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Austin Peay Betting Information

  • With a 2-4 record ATS, Austin Peay has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least a 1-point underdog, the Governors tend to fail to meet expectations with only a 0-3 record against the spread.
  • The Governors covered the total points bet in three games this season, half of the six games they have played this season.
  • The Governors fell 80-75 to Eastern Kentucky in their last outing on Saturday. Alec Woodard put up a team-high 17 points in the loss. They were 4.5-point favorites and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 154 point total.

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

Austin Peay Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Terry Taylor 10 19.5 10.8 1.3 0.9 0.5 0.6
Reginald Gee 10 11.2 3.7 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.5
Jordyn Adams 5 9.2 2.8 0.8 1.2 0.2 1.0
Mike Peake 10 8.5 4.7 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.4
Tai’Reon Joseph 10 7.3 1.5 0.9 0.5 0.0 1.3

Total Facts

  • In Eastern Illinois’ matchups this season, the Panthers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s over/under of 149 points two times (28.6% of opportunities).
  • In 37.5% of Austin Peay’s games this season (3 of 8), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 149-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the game of 149 is 1.8 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Panthers (72.6 points per game) and the Governors (74.6 points per game).
  • This matchup’s total is 4.5 fewer points than the 144.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Panthers games is two points fewer than the over/under of 149 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.2 points more than the average over/under in Governors games this season (144.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 Austin Peay Neutral Court -6 143 -278 +211 Conference Tournament 76-65 A PEAY
2/22/2020 Austin Peay Eastern Illinois -4 147 -191 +149 Regular Season 83-80 E ILL
2/1/2020 N/A Austin Peay N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-64 A PEAY

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