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Eastern Washington EaglesSacramento State Hornets
Jan 12, 10:05 PM | Colberg Court

Eastern Washington Eagles vs Sacramento State Hornets Odds


Eastern Washington travels to Sacramento State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 8-8 record with a victory over the Hornets.

The Hornets bring a 5-9 record (3-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-8 Eagles, who are 7-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Sacramento State go 4-4 so far and the Eagles go 10-3.

View Eastern Washington vs Sacramento State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Sacramento State in this one will find them as 5.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 296-rated Hornets and the No. 161-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-67 result in favor of the Eagles.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Sacramento State's No. 250 nationally ranked offense (64.7 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 240 at 69.8 PPG. The Hornets have been averaging 44.9% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (41.5% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Washington owns the country's No. 240-rated mark, allowing 73.6 points per game on the highway. Sacramento State, on the other hand, rates No. 251 in scoring at home.

Eastern Washington won its last outing, a 76-59 result against Northern Arizona on January 7. They covered in that game as a 13-point favorite. Cliff Colimon scored 22 points leading the Eagles to a 76-59 victory over Northern Arizona at Reese Court on Saturday.

Sacramento State lost its last outing, a 61-53 result against Northern Colorado on January 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite. Sacramento State suffered a 61-53 loss against Northern Colorado on Saturday, getting 12 points from John Dickson in a losing effort at Colberg Court.

Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Northern Colorado are 5-5
After playing Northern Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Idaho State are 2-8
After playing Northern Colorado are 2-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Eagles at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Eastern Washington's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Sacramento State
Eastern Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento State's last 7 games when playing at home against Eastern Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento State's last 6 games when playing Eastern Washington
Sacramento State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Sacramento State is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Eastern Washington

Next up:
Eastern Washington at Northern Colorado, Saturday, January 14
Sacramento State home to Idaho State, Saturday, January 14