The Coppin State Eagles (0-5) travel to face off against the Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-3) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at Millett Hall in Oxford and televised on ESPN+. Both Coppin State and Eastern Illinois will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 ET.
Coppin State Eagles vs Eastern Illinois Panthers
The Coppin State Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Coppin State will be playing their 6th game of the season against Eastern Illinois, and they have yet to win a game, going 0-5 overall. In each of their first five games, the Eagles were favored to win. As of today’s game, Coppin State has a 0-5 record against the spread. When playing on the road this season, Coppin State is 0-4 ATS, and in their last ten road games, they are 4-6 ATS.
Looking at their over/under performance through five games, Coppin State has an over/under record of 1-4-0, with their games averaging 126.8 points per game on average. The Eagles have an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 49 points per game.
The Eastern Illinois Panthers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Eastern Illinois is getting ready for their 4th game of the season, coming in with a 0-3 record. In their last three home games, which includes last year, Eastern Illinois has gone 0-3 at home. As of today, Eastern Illinois has a 0-3 record against the spread. Last season, Eastern Illinois went 3-11 vs. the spread in home games leading up to their first home game of this season.
Through three games, Eastern Illinois has an over/under record of 1-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 138.7 points per game so far. The Panthers’ last five games have finished with a combined 71 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
Coppin State Offense Breakdown
In their latest game, Coppin State offense put up 48 points against Miami (OH). They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 36.5% and made 2 threes. Justin Winston is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 11.8. Meanwhile, Greg Spurlock also brings a PPG average of 7 into the game.
|Justin Winston (F)||11.8||4.4||0.4|
|Greg Spurlock (G)||7.0||2.6||0.6|
|Preist Ryan (G)||5.2||3.2||0.6|
Eastern Illinois Offense Breakdown
Compared to their season average of 67.2 points per game, Eastern Illinois struggled in their previous game. Against Illinois State, the Panthers scored 61 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 38.6%. Kooper Jacobi is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 10.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Nakyel Shelton brings a PPG average of 9.5 into the game.
|Kooper Jacobi (F)||10.5||7.5||0.5|
|Nakyel Shelton (G)||9.5||3.5||1.0|
|Dan Luers (G)||8.0||1.0||0.5|
Coppin State Team Defense
In terms of defense, Coppin State is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 76.2 points per game. So far, the Coppin State defense is giving up an average of 12.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14 times per game (457th).
Eastern Illinois Team Defense
At this time, the Panthers’ defense is positioned 88th in the country, permitting 70.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Coppin State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 25.4%.
Eagles vs Panthers Trends
- Although Coppin State has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 62 points per game in these games.
- Across the Panthers last ten home games, the team averaged 69 points per game while allowing 79. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 1-9 straight-up.
- The last five games that Coppin State was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 0-5 straight up.
- In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Panthers have a straight up record of 3-2, while going 2-3 against the spread.
For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Panthers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-68. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -6.
Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 134.5, and our model predicts the Eagles and Panthers to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the over.
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