Northern Arizona Lumberjacks face Eastern Washington Eagles: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

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Jan 10, 9:05 PM | Reese Court

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Eastern Washington Eagles Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Lumberjacks of Northern Arizona hit the hard court against the Eagles of Eastern Washington.

The Eagles are 3-11 so far on the season, and 3-8-1 ATS vs. the number. The Lumberjacks, meanwhile, are 5-9 and 6-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Eastern Washington go 2-6 and the Lumberjacks go 5-3 on the totals.

View Northern Arizona vs Eastern Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Northern Arizona before tip-off in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 288 (Eagles) and the No. 319 (Lumberjacks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 64-62 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Eastern Washington's No. 126-ranked offense, averaging 70.1 PPG, against a Lumberjacks defense that ranks No. 334 at 77 PPG. The Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 39.5% so far, less than the Lumberjacks marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Arizona owns the country's No. 348-rated mark, allowing 88.7 points per game on the highway. Eastern Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 243 in scoring at home.

Northern Arizona was a 90-77 loser in their most recent outing at home against Southern Utah. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. The Lumberjacks got 23 points from Gabe Rogers, but it was Southern Utah that prevailed in a 90-77 final on Saturday at Walkup Skydome.

Last time out for Eastern Washington, they were a 70-68 loser as they battled Montana State on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Eastern Washington got 18 points from Jeffrey Forbes but lost anyway, 70-68, to Montana State on Saturday at Worthington Arena.

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Portland State are 4-6
After playing Southern Utah are 3-1
After a loss are 5-5

Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Sacramento State are 3-7
After playing Montana State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Lumberjacks at Eagles trends to consider:
Northern Arizona is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Eastern Washingto
Northern Arizona is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Eastern Washingto
Northern Arizona is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 6 games when playing Northern Arizona
Eastern Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Northern Arizona
Eastern Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Eastern Washington is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Northern Arizona

Next up:
Northern Arizona at Portland State, Saturday, January 12
Eastern Washington home to Sacramento State, Saturday, January 12

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