Montana State Bobcats visit Eastern Washington Eagles in college basketball clash

Montana State BobcatsEastern Washington Eagles
Jan 31, 9:05 PM | Reese Court

Montana State Bobcats vs Eastern Washington Eagles Odds

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Reese Court will host Eastern Washington Eagles vs. Montana State Bobcats action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Bobcats will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 9-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 5-12-1 ATS. Montana State is 7-5 on the totals; Eastern Washington is 3-11.

View Montana State vs Eastern Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 294-rated Eagles and the No. 285-ranked Bobcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-64 result in favor of the Bobcats.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Washington has the nation's No. 176-rated offensive output, at 67.6 PPG. The visiting Bobcats defense ranks No. 303 allowing on average 72.3 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.

Defensively, Montana State features the nation's No. 324-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.5 points per game. Eastern Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 217 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Montana State was a 61-59 winner at home against Idaho State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Flavien Davis scored 24 points leading the Bobcats to a 61-59 victory over Idaho State at Worthington Arena on Saturday.

Last time out for Eastern Washington, they were a 76-65 winner as they battled Portland State at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. Venky Jois scored 20 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Eastern Washington over Portland State, 76-65, on Monday at Reese Court.

Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-3
Before playing Portland State are 7-3
After playing Idaho State are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-7
Before playing Montana are 5-5
After playing Portland State are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Bobcats at Eagles trends to consider:
Montana State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Eastern Washingto
Montana State is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Eastern Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Washington's last 5 games when playing Montana State
Eastern Washington is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Montana State
Eastern Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Montana State

Next up:
Montana State at Portland State, Saturday, February 2
Eastern Washington home to Montana, Saturday, February 2

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