Eastern Washington Eagles take on Lumberjacks in NCAA basketball test
Eastern Washington Eagles vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks try to run the Eastern Washington Eagles off the court at Walkup Skydome in college hoops action.
This season, the Lumberjacks are 9-14 overall and 11-11 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 6-17 and 7-13-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Northern Arizona boasts a 10-7 on the OU, and Eastern Washington is 3-14.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Lumberjacks as 6-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 289-rated Eastern Washington taking on the No. 326-rated Lumberjacks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 63-62 win for the Eagles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Northern Arizona's No. 190 nationally ranked offense (67 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 318 at 73.7 PPG. The Lumberjacks have been averaging 43.9% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (39.8% on average).
Defensively, Eastern Washington features the nation's No. 332-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.1 points per game. Northern Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 162 nationally in scoring at home.
Eastern Washington was a 61-55 loser in its last match on the road against Sacramento State. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Collin Chiverton scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 61-55 to Sacramento State at Colberg Court on Thursday).
Northern Arizona was a 79-72 winner in their most recent outing at home against Portland State. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. Gabe Rogers went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Northern Arizona over Portland State, 79-72, on Thursday at Walkup Skydome.
Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Southern Utah are 0-1
After playing Sacramento State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Northern Colorado are 6-4
After playing Portland State are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few Eagles at Lumberjacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Eastern Washington is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Eastern Washington is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Eastern Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Arizona's last 7 games when playing Eastern Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Arizona's last 7 games when playing at home against Eastern Washington
Northern Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Eastern Washington home to Southern Utah, Saturday, February 16
Northern Arizona at Northern Colorado, Thursday, February 14