The UT Martin Skyhawks (7-16) are expected to continue a five-game losing streak when they visit the Eastern Illinois Panthers (9-17) as 13.5-point underdogs at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Lantz Arena. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 141.5.
|Favorite||Spread||Favorite Spread Odds||Underdog Spread Odds||Total||Over Total Odds||Under Total Odds||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline|
|UT Martin (+13.5)||Over (141.5)||Eastern Illinois 76 UT Martin 67|
- The Panthers and their opponents have combined to put up more than 141.5 points in 57.7% of their games this season (15 of 26 opportunities).
- In 11 of 23 games (47.8%) this year, UT Martin and its opponents have combined to score at least 141.5 points.
- The Panthers and the Skyhawks combine to average 6.9 less points per game than the total of 141.5 set for this game.
- The Panthers and the Skyhawks have seen their opponents average a combined 10.8 more points per game than the over/under of 141.5 set in this outing.
- The average point total in Panthers games this season is 3.0 more points than the over/under of 141.5 in this matchup.
- Skyhawks games this year have averaged an over/under of 142.5 points, 1.0 more than the point total in this matchup.
Eastern Illinois Betting Information
- Eastern Illinois has covered in just seven of 26 matchups this season.
- When favored by at least 13.5 points, the Panthers have struggled to a 0-1 record ATS this season.
- The Panthers have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 12 times in 26 games this season.
UT Martin Betting Information
- The Skyhawks have a losing record against the spread, going 8-14 ATS (covering just 36.4% of the time).
- In most of Skyhawks games this year, the teams have not hit the over (10 out of 22 games, 45.5%).
Head to Head
|Date||Favorite||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|1/28/2021||Eastern Illinois||-9||143.5||-466||+345||Regular Season||51-41 TMRT|
|2/15/2020||Eastern Illinois||-2||154||-135||+109||Regular Season||80-79 TMRT|
|1/23/2020||Eastern Illinois||-7.5||154||-347||+264||Regular Season||95-83 EILL|
|1/24/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||66-64 EILL|
|1/3/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||92-87 EILL|
Eastern Illinois Leaders
- Marvin Johnson leads the Panthers in points and assists per game, scoring 15.2 points and distributing 4.6 assists.
- George Dixon leads Eastern Illinois in rebounding, pulling down 5.8 boards per game while also scoring 5.1 points a contest.
- Mack Smith contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Panthers. He makes 2.5 threes per game.
- The Eastern Illinois steals leader is Johnson, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jordan Skipper-Brown, who compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.
UT Martin Leaders
- Cameron Holden sits atop the Skyhawks leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 14.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.
- The Skyhawks’ leading assist machine is Kenton Eskridge with a stat line of 3.5 assists, 5.7 points, and 3.2 rebounds per game.
- Eman Sertovic is dependable from three-point range and leads the Skyhawks with 1.3 made threes per game.
- UT Martin’s leader in steals is Holden (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Eric Rustin (0.8 per game).
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