Eastern Illinois vs. Indiana State - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores (3-2) at Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-4)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Lantz Arena)
The Line: Eastern Illinois Panthers +6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Illinois Panthers and the Indiana State Sycamores face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Eastern Illinois Panthers are 0-4 this season and they have simply looked over matched on the court. EIU is averaging 60 points and they are shooting 36.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 81.2 points and their opponents are shooting 47.1 percent. A.J. Riley leads Eastern Illinois averaging 17 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Trae Anderson is averaging 12.5 points, Cornell Johnston is averaging 6.3 points, and Casey Teson is averaging 4.5 points. It looks like it is going to be a very long season for EIU.
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The Indiana State Sycamores are 3-2 this season and they have won three of their last four games. ISU is averaging 67.2 points and they are shooting 39.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.2 points and their opponents are shooting 37.1 percent. Khristian Smith leads the Sycamores averaging 14.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Devonte Brown is averaging 13.8 points, Brenton Scott is averaging 10.8 points, and Matt Van Scyoc is averaging 6.2points. Indiana State is comng off of a third place performance at the Paradise Jam.
Eastern Illinois is 19-39 against the spread in their last 58 home games, 2-7 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five games. Indiana State is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 7-18-2 against the spread in their last 27 games following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games against a team with a losing home record. The road team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Eastern Illinois is dreadful and I believe Indiana State runs them over here.