Chicago State Cougars vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers Free Prediction 11/12/19

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The Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-2) begin their home schedule at Lantz Arena as 19.5-point favorites against the Chicago State Cougars (1-1). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 145 points and action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Chicago State Cougars at Eastern Illinois Panthers Betting Odds

Both teams lost in their last contest. The Panthers fell to the Wisconsin Badgers, 65-52, while the Cougars were defeated by the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds, 98-85.

Chicago State did an excellent job of getting and making free throws (25-35; 71.4 percent) while Eastern Illinois had a better turnover percentage (14.2 vs. 14.4). George Dixon led the way for Eastern Illinois, finishing with 11 points and eight rebounds. Meanwhile, Xavier Johnson was a key piece for Chicago State with 19 points, six assists and five rebounds.

Chicago State at Eastern Illinois Free Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Eastern Illinois, ATS Winner – Eastern Illinois, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Eastern Illinois ranks 153rd in three pointers attempted per game (22.6) while Chicago State ranks 327th (14.9).
  • The Panthers average 13.4 assists per game, which ranks 162nd in the NCAA. The Cougars rank 293rd in assists allowed per game (16.9).
  • Eastern Illinois ranks 153rd in steals per game (6.2) while Chicago State ranks 263rd in steals allowed per game (7.6).
  • The Panthers rank 152nd in rebounds per game (35.6) while the Cougars rank 300th (31.4).
  • Eastern Illinois ranks 109th in blocks per game (3.7) while Chicago State ranks 249th (2.2).