Montana State favored by -3.5 against Eastern Washington on Thursday
|Eastern Washington Eagles||Montana State Bobcats|
|9-12||February 06, 2014, 09:05 | Worthington Arena||10-11|
The Eastern Washington Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bobcats in Montana State at Worthington Arena on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Bobcats sit at 10-11 (7-11-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 9-12 (6-11-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Montana State is 7-10 OU, and Eastern Washington is 10-7-1 OU.
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The visitors opened as 3.5-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(.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 145-rated Bobcats and the No. 224-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Last time out for Eastern Washington, they were a 94-90 winner as they battled Northern Colorado at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. The Eagles used a 38-point performance from Tyler Harvey to help Eastern Washington smack Northern Colorado 94-90 on Saturday at Reese Court.
Montana State lost its last outing, a 70-66 result against Montana on February 3. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. The Bobcats endured a 70-66 loss at the hands of the Grizzlies on Monday, despite a 22-point effort from Flavien Davis at Worthington Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Montana State's No. 172-ranked offense, averaging 70.05 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 235 at 76.81 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 44.69% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.44% per game.
A few Eagles at Bobcats trends to consider:
Eastern Washington is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Eastern Washington is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 7 games
Eastern Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Montana State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Montana State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montana State's last 6 games
Montana State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Eastern Washington at Montana, Saturday, February 8th
Montana State at Portland State, Saturday, February 8th