Eastern Washington Eagles home to Montana Grizzlies in NCAA Basketball betting action
Montana Grizzlies vs Eastern Washington Eagles Odds
The Eastern Washington Eagles host Montana on Saturday, looking to build on their 6-15 mark against the 15-4 Grizzlies in college hoops action at Reese Court.
The Eagles sit at 6-15 (6-12-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Grizzlies are currently 15-4 (8-8-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Eastern Washington is 3-12 OU, and Montana is 9-4-1 OU.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Eastern Washington Eagles as 8-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 294 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 222 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 76-63.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Washington has the nation's No. 171-rated offensive output, at 67.8 PPG. The visiting Grizzlies defense ranks No. 170 allowing on average 65.8 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Grizzlies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Montana owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 69 points per game on the highway. Eastern Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 210 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Montana, they were an 81-68 winner as they battled Portland State on the road. They covered in the match as a 5-point favorite. Montana earned an 81-68 victory over Portland State on Thursday, getting 16 points from Will Cherry at Stott Center.
In their last action, Eastern Washington was a 72-68 winner at home against Montana State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The Eagles grabbed a 72-68 win over the Bobcats on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from Collin Chiverton at Reese Court.
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Northern Colorado are 8-2
After playing Portland State are 6-4
After a win are 10-0
Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento State are 4-6
After playing Montana State are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
Montana home to Northern Colorado, Thursday, February 7
Eastern Washington home to Sacramento State, Thursday, February 7