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    The Tennessee State Tigers (10-9, 2-4 OVC) host the Eastern Illinois Panthers (7-12, 3-3 OVC) in a matchup of OVC teams at Gentry Complex, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 19, 2023. The Panthers are 8-point underdogs in the game. The point total is set at 141.5 for the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Tigers vs. Panthers

    • Game Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
    • Arena: Gentry Complex
    Tennessee State vs Eastern Illinois Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Tennessee State -8 141.5

    Tennessee State Betting Stats & Information

    • Tennessee State has compiled a 5-3 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 62.5% of those games).
    • The Tigers have not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -362 or shorter.
    • The Tigers have a 6-10-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 8 points or more, the Panthers have a 5-2 record against the spread.
    • The average over/under Tennessee State has had set in games this year is 9.7 more points than this outing’s point total.

    Eastern Illinois Betting Stats & Info

    • Eastern Illinois has entered the game as underdogs 12 times this season and won once.
    • The Panthers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +272 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Panthers are 9-8-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Panthers are 5-2 against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this season.
    • Eastern Illinois’ games this year have averaged a total of 136.5 points, five fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    Tennessee State vs. Eastern Illinois Season Stat Comparison

    Tennessee State Rank Tennessee State AVG Eastern Illinois AVG Eastern Illinois Rank
    60th 77.5 Points Scored 67.4 294th
    294th 73.7 Points Allowed 69.1 176th
    154th 32.8 Rebounds 30.8 261st
    138th 9.2 Off. Rebounds 8.1 240th
    91st 8.3 3pt Made 5.1 347th
    221st 12.8 Assists 13.5 175th
    138th 11.9 Turnovers 13.5 284th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Tennessee State Tigers Leaders

    • The leader in points and assists for the Tigers is Jr. Clay, who scores 18.2 points and dishes out 4.5 assists per game.
    • Adong Makuoi leads Tennessee State in rebounding, pulling down 5.6 rebounds per game while also scoring 10.2 points a contest.
    • Clay makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tigers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.

    Eastern Illinois Panthers Leaders

    • Kinyon Hodges sits at the top of the Panthers scoring leaderboard with 13.4 points per game. He also grabs 3.4 rebounds and averages 2.8 assists per game.
    • The Eastern Illinois leaders in rebounding and assists are Nick Ellington with 4.2 rebounds per game (he also adds 5.6 points and 0.3 assists per game) and Yaakema Rose Jr. with 3.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 9.9 points and four rebounds per game).
    • Cameron Haffner is the top shooter from distance for the Panthers, hitting 1.1 threes per game.

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