Eastern Washington Eagles home to Idaho State Bengals in NCAA Basketball betting action
Idaho State Bengals vs Eastern Washington Eagles Odds
The Eastern Washington Eagles will be trying to slam the Idaho State Bengals on Saturday when the teams tip off at Reese Court in college betting action.
The Eagles sport records of 2-9 and 2-6-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bengals have 1-8 and 4-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-4 for the Eagles and 0-3 for the Bengals.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Eastern Washington sat as 8-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 223 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bengals sit at No. 158 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Eagles will win this game 56-55.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Eastern Washington's No. 148-rated squad against Idaho State's No. 346-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Eastern Washington rates No. 2 in the country with 9.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 292 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Idaho State owns the country's No. 45-rated mark, allowing 61.8 points per game on the highway. Eastern Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 208 in scoring at home.
Idaho State was a 63-49 loser in its last match on the road against Portland State. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Idaho State suffered a 63-49 loss against Portland State on Thursday, getting 17 points from Melvin Morgan in a losing effort at Stott Center.
In their last action, Eastern Washington was a 74-53 loser at home against Weber State. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Eagles were hammered by Weber State on Thursday, losing by a 74-53 final at Reese Court in college basketball betting action.
Idaho State Bengals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington State are 0-3
After playing Portland State are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9
Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Montana are 4-6
After playing Weber State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bengals at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Eastern Washingto
Idaho State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Idaho State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Washingto
Idaho State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Idaho State
Eastern Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Idaho State
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Eastern Washington's last 9 games when playing Idaho State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Idaho State
Idaho State at Washington State, Saturday, December 29
Eastern Washington at Montana, Thursday, January 3