Eastern Illinois vs Southeast Missouri State Pick: Saturday, January 30th

Eastern Illinois vs Southeast Missouri State Pick: Saturday, January 30th: Eastern Illinois is coming off their 7th straight loss 51-41 at UT Martin, where they were held to 28.1% from the field and went 3/24 from beyond the arc. The Panthers only had 7 assists, while using just a 7 man rotation. Second leading scorer Marvin Johnson, third-leading scorer Sammy Friday, fourth-leading scorer Mack Smith, fifth-leading scorer Kashawn Charles and 6th leading scorer Jordan Skipper-Brown were all not in the lineup. They were led by Deang Deang who had a season-high 14 points, he’s averaging just 4.3 on the season. Even with all those guys in the lineup, they have trouble scoring shooting 42.1% from the field, 30.7% from three, and 67% from the foul line.

The Redhawks snapped they 2 game losing streak with a 64-62 win at home to SIU Edwardsville. Nana Akenten was the only Hawks player in double digits with 10. He’s averaging 9.6 points per game, with 6.1 boards. Leading scorer Chris Harris was held to 7 points on 2/9 shooting. He has been in a shooting slump and is now hitting just 35.2% from the field. SEMO hit 42% from the field, 34% from three, and 64.2% from the foul line.

Eastern Illinois vs SE Missouri State Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
Eastern Illinois +2 (-110)
SE Missouri State -2 (-110)
Total 136.5
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Eastern Illinois are 2-8 in their last 10 games, and have been outscored by 11 points per game in that stretch. Meanwhile, the Redhawks are 3-7 in their last 10, being outscored by an average score of 69.9 to 65.3 in that period. SEMO are ranked 260th in the nation when it comes to offensive production, putting up just 68.1 points per game. This could lend reason to the fact that the Hawks have gone ‘Under’ the betting total in 9 of their 15 games this season.

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Eastern Illinois 5-12 -5.9
Southeast Missouri State 5-10 -0.3
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