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SIU-Edwardsville vs Eastern Illinois Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

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SIU-Edwardsville vs Eastern Illinois Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

The No. 6 seed SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (16-15, 9-9 OVC) take on the No. 7 seed Eastern Illinois Panthers (14-17, 8-10 OVC) in the OVC tournament Wednesday at Ford Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET. Both teams will try to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Evansville, Indiana
  • Arena: Ford Center

SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: SIU-Edwardsville win (51.8%)

Before placing a bet on Wednesday's SIU-Edwardsville-Eastern Illinois spread (SIU-Edwardsville -3.5) or over/under (142.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • SIU-Edwardsville has won 12 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 16 times.
  • Eastern Illinois has put together a 15-12-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Eastern Illinois covers the spread when it is a 3.5-point underdog or more 64.3% of the time. That's more often than SIU-Edwardsville covers as a favorite of 3.5 or more (53.8%).
  • Against the spread, the Cougars have fared better at home, covering six times in 11 home games, and four times in 15 road games.
  • The Panthers' winning percentage against the spread at home is .455 (5-6-0). Away, it is .667 (10-5-0).
  • SIU-Edwardsville has five wins against the spread in 18 conference games this season.
  • Eastern Illinois has 11 wins against the spread in 18 OVC games this season.

SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • SIU-Edwardsville has been victorious in 11, or 68.8%, of the 16 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Cougars have a mark of 8-3 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -170 or better on the moneyline.
  • Eastern Illinois has been the underdog on the moneyline 18 total times this season. Eastern Illinois has gone 4-14 in those games.
  • The Panthers have a record of 3-11 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +140 or longer (21.4%).
  • SIU-Edwardsville has an implied victory probability of 63% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois Head-to-Head Comparison

  • SIU-Edwardsville outscores opponents by 1.6 points per game (scoring 71.9 per game to rank 238th in college basketball while giving up 70.3 per contest to rank 124th in college basketball) and has a +50 scoring differential overall.
  • Damarco Minor's team-leading 15.7 points per game ranks 214th in the nation.
  • Eastern Illinois' +43 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.4 points per game) is a result of putting up 69.3 points per game (295th in college basketball) while allowing 67.9 per contest (71st in college basketball).
  • Tiger Booker's team-leading 16.1 points per game rank him 185th in college basketball.
  • The Cougars pull down 35.5 rebounds per game (165th in college basketball) compared to the 34.9 of their opponents.
  • Minor is 63rd in college basketball play with 8.4 rebounds per game to lead the Cougars.
  • The Panthers rank 180th in the country at 35.3 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 35.5 their opponents average.
  • Nakyel Shelton is 818th in college basketball with 4.4 rebounds per game, leading the Panthers.
  • SIU-Edwardsville's 94.5 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 194th in college basketball, and the 92.4 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 167th in college basketball.
  • The Panthers' 91 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 277th in college basketball, and the 89.2 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 84th in college basketball.

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