Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Panthers and RedHawks. The game is starting at 1:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the RedHawks at Millett Hall in Oxford, OH. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 139.5 points, and the RedHawks are favored to win at home against the Panthers.
EASTERN ILLINOIS PANTHERS VS MIAMI (OH) REDHAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Miami (OH) RedHawks -7.5
This game will be played at Millett Hall at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE MIAMI (OH) REDHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the RedHawks.
- Not only will Miami (OH) pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will Eastern Illinois Make it Happen on the Road?
As they prepare for their 5th game of the season, Eastern Illinois currently holds a 1-3 overall record. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Eastern Illinois has gone winless with an 0-5 record. Heading into today’s game, Eastern Illinois has a 0-4 ATS record. On the road this season, Eastern Illinois is 0-3 ATS, but in their last ten road games, they have a solid 6-4 ATS record.
Looking at their over/under performance through four games, Eastern Illinois has an over/under record of 1-3-0, with their games averaging 127.5 points per game on average. The Panthers’ last five games have finished with a combined 63 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
In their most recent game, the Eastern Illinois offense put up just 48 points vs. the Coppin State Eagles. Overall, they are now averaging 63.4 points per game which is 386th in the country. Kooper Jacobi is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 10.6. Meanwhile, Nakyel Shelton also brings a PPG average of 8.6 into the game.
At present, the Panthers’ defense is nationally ranked 62nd, allowing 65.8 points per game. Against Coppin State, the Panthers’ defense gave up 46 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Coppin State only made 7 free-throws.
Will the RedHawks Win at Millett Hall?
Miami (OH) enters this game with a 1-2 overall record. The RedHawks have a 0-1 record on the road, while they have gone 1-1 at home. Heading into today’s game, Miami (OH) has a 1-2 ATS record. Taking into account the previous season, Miami (OH) has gone 6-4 against the spread in their last ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Miami (OH) have had an average of 133.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 137.8 points. Their over/under record is 1-2-0. When analyzing the RedHawks’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 72 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
In their recent matchup, the Miami (OH) offense ended with 76 points against Coppin State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 52.9% and made 12 threes. Darweshi Hunter is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jaquel Morris brings a PPG average of 9.7 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Miami (OH) defense is giving up an average of 65.0 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.3 threes per game vs. Eastern Illinois. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.6%.