Eastern Washington favored by 3 against North Dakota on Saturday

North Dakota SiouxEastern Washington Eagles
March 2, 5:05 PM | Reese Court

North Dakota Sioux vs Eastern Washington Eagles Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Sioux of North Dakota hit the hard court against the Eagles of Eastern Washington.

This season, the Eagles are 9-19 overall and 10-15-1 ATS ATS, while the Sioux are 13-15 and 12-14 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Eastern Washington boasts a 8-14 on the OU, and North Dakota is 14-9.

View North Dakota vs Eastern Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Eastern Washington in this one found them as 3-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 268 (Eagles) and the No. 262 (Sioux) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-64 result in favor of the Sioux has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Eastern Washington's No. 124-rated squad against North Dakota's No. 238-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Eastern Washington rates No. 14 in the country with 8.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 156 nationally with 6.2 per match.

Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 271-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.7 points per game. Eastern Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 169 nationally in scoring at home.

North Dakota won its last outing, a 74-66 result against Portland State on February 28. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. The Sioux got 18 points from Troy Huff as North Dakota ran past Portland State 74-66 on Thursday at Stott Center.

Last time out for Eastern Washington, they were an 88-80 loser as they battled Northern Colorado at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Eastern Washington suffered an 88-80 loss against Northern Colorado on Thursday, getting 22 points from Tyler Harvey in a losing effort at Reese Court.

North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-3
Before playing Southern Utah are 1-0
After playing Portland State are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Idaho State are 3-7
After playing Northern Colorado are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5

A few Sioux at Eagles trends to consider:
North Dakota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
North Dakota is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 5 games
Eastern Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Washington's last 6 games at home
Eastern Washington is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games

Next up:
North Dakota home to Southern Utah, Saturday, March 9
Eastern Washington at Idaho State, Thursday, March 7