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Western Illinois Leathernecks vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers

The Western Illinois Leathernecks and the Eastern Illinois Panthers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Lantz Arena.

Oddsmakers opened the Panthers as -14-point favorites versus the Leathernecks, while the game's total opened at 142.

Eastern Illinois was a 68-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Aces. They failed to cover the -3.5-point spread as favorites.

Western Illinois was a 80-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Lions.

Western Illinois:
Team record: 1-3 SU,1-1-1 ATS
Western Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Illinois's last 6 games on the road
Western Illinois is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Eastern Illinois

Eastern Illinois:
Team record: 2-4 SU,2-4 ATS
Eastern Illinois is 13-1-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
Eastern Illinois is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Western Illinois
Eastern Illinois is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Western Illinois

Next up:
Western Illinois home to North Dakota State Saturday, January 2
Eastern Illinois at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Monday, December 21