Eastern Illinois vs Eastern Kentucky: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels (9-2) are 1-point underdogs as they try to continue a four-game win streak when they visit the Eastern Illinois Panthers (3-6) at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Lantz Arena. The game airs on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 154.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 2:18 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 2-7 against the spread.
  • The Panthers are 0-6 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1-point favorite.
  • Eastern Illinois and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 4 of 9 games this season (44.4%).

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 12 12.8 4.7 4.0 1.8 0.9 1.0
Mack Smith 11 9.4 2.6 1.5 0.8 0.4 2.2
Sammy Friday 12 7.5 4.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0
Kashawn Charles 12 7.2 2.2 0.6 0.9 0.0 1.6

Eastern Kentucky Betting Information

  • Eastern Kentucky has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 4-3.
  • For the sixth time this season, the Colonels are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-3 against the spread.
  • The Colonels covered the over/under in three games this season, 50% of the seven games they have played this season.

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

Eastern Kentucky Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tre King 13 17.2 8.2 1.1 2.2 1.2 0.8
Wendell Green Jr. 13 12.0 3.2 5.2 1.8 0.2 1.0
Curt Lewis 13 10.0 5.1 1.8 1.5 0.2 0.8
Michael Moreno 13 9.5 5.3 1.7 1.2 0.2 1.8
Cheikh Faye 8 6.6 3.6 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.4

Total Facts

  • Eastern Illinois’ games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (154 points) in two out of nine opportunities (22.2% of matchups).
  • In Eastern Kentucky’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in five out of 11 matchups (45.5%).
  • The over/under for the game of 154 is 0.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Panthers (71.1 points per game) and the Colonels (83.5 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 146.1 points per game, 7.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Panthers have seen a 146.9 average over/under in their games this season, 7.1 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.2 points more than the average over/under in Colonels games this season (153.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2020 Eastern Illinois Eastern Illinois -7.5 151 -347 +265 Regular Season 91-84 E KY
1/9/2020 Eastern Illinois Eastern Kentucky -4 150.5 -189 +155 Regular Season 77-74 E KY
1/31/2019 N/A Eastern Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 67-66 E ILL

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