Eastern Illinois Panthers vs. Morehead State Eagles: 1/14/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 14, 2021

The Morehead State Eagles (5-6) are 6-point underdogs as they try to stop a four-game road losing streak when they square off against the Eastern Illinois Panthers (3-5) on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Lantz Arena. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The over/under for the matchup is set at 133.5.

Betting Information

Eastern Illinois vs Morehead State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Eastern Illinois -6 -110 -110 133.5 -113 -108 -275 215

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Eastern Illinois vs Morehead State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Morehead State (+6) Over (133.5) Eastern Illinois 70 Morehead State 67

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Total Facts

  • In five of eight games (62.5%) this year, the Panthers and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s point total of 133.5 points.
  • In five of 11 outings (45.5%) this year, Morehead State has combined with its opponents to score more than 133.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.1 more points per game (135.6) than this matchup’s over/under of 133.5 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 141.1 points per game, 7.6 more than the point total in this game.
  • The average point total for Panthers games this season is 13.3 more points than the over/under of 133.5 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for Eagles games this season is 3.6 less points than the point total of 133.5 in this outing.

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Eastern Illinois Betting Information

  • Eastern Illinois has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 2-6 record.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Panthers have struggled to a 0-2 record ATS this season.
  • Eastern Illinois and its opponents have hit the over/under in just 3 of 8 games this season (37.5%).

Morehead State Betting Information

  • The Eagles have a 6-3 record against the spread, covering in 66.7% of their games.
  • The Eagles and their opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this season — 1 of 9 (11.1%).

Head to Head

Eastern Illinois vs Morehead State (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 Eastern Illinois -7 138.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 EILL
1/11/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-66 MHST
2/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-78 MHST

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Eastern Illinois Leaders

  • Josiah Wallace leads the Panthers in scoring, tallying 17.5 points per game to go with 3.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
  • George Dixon leads the Panthers in rebounding, averaging 6.8 per game, while Marvin Johnson leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.2 in each contest.
  • Mack Smith leads the Panthers in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Dixon and Jordan Skipper-Brown lead Eastern Illinois on the defensive end, with Dixon leading the team in steals averaging 2.0 per game and Skipper-Brown in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Morehead State Leaders

  • De’Von Cooper is at the top of the Eagles scoring leaderboard with 10.8 points per game. He also collects 5.8 rebounds and racks up 1.8 assists per game.
  • Morehead State’s leader in rebounds is Johni Broome with 7.1 per game, and its leader in assists is Ta’Lon Cooper with 3.4 per game.
  • Skyelar Potter is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Eagles, hitting 2.0 threes per game.
  • Ta’Lon Cooper (0.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Morehead State while Broome (1.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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