Thursday, January 27, 2022

Eastern Illinois vs. SIU-Edwardsville: How to watch, schedule, live stream info, game time, TV channel

Who’s Playing

SIU-Edwardsville @ Eastern Illinois

Current Records: SIU-Edwardsville 6-8; Eastern Illinois 2-12

What to Know

After five games on the road, the Eastern Illinois Panthers are heading back home. The Panthers and the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday at Lantz Arena. The teams split their matchups last year, with SIU-Edwardsville winning the first 87-74 on the road and EIU taking the second 70-61.

EIU’s 2021 ended with a 63-50 loss against the Morehead State Eagles two weeks ago.

Meanwhile, SIU-Edwardsville entered their contest against the Murray State Racers on Saturday without any home losses — but there’s a first time for everything. SIU-Edwardsville was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap as they fell 74-69 to MSU.

With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the win. We’ll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 9 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lantz Arena — Charleston, Illinois
  • TV: ESPN University
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Cougars are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Cougars as a 6-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Eastern Illinois have won eight out of their last 12 games against SIU-Edwardsville.

  • Feb 02, 2021 – Eastern Illinois 70 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 61
  • Jan 26, 2021 – SIU-Edwardsville 87 vs. Eastern Illinois 74
  • Feb 29, 2020 – Eastern Illinois 70 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 52
  • Feb 13, 2020 – SIU-Edwardsville 76 vs. Eastern Illinois 74
  • Feb 14, 2019 – Eastern Illinois 79 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 65
  • Jan 05, 2019 – Eastern Illinois 84 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 81
  • Feb 24, 2018 – Eastern Illinois 68 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 56
  • Feb 08, 2018 – Eastern Illinois 78 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 74
  • Feb 25, 2017 – SIU-Edwardsville 78 vs. Eastern Illinois 59
  • Jan 28, 2017 – Eastern Illinois 75 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 60
  • Feb 13, 2016 – SIU-Edwardsville 72 vs. Eastern Illinois 64
  • Jan 30, 2016 – Eastern Illinois 60 vs. SIU-Edwardsville 46

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