Weber State favored by 17 against Eastern Washington on Saturday
Eastern Washington Eagles vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Dee Events Center Saturday as host Weber State looks to handle the Eastern Washington Eagles in NCAA hoops action.
The Wildcats bring a 23-5 record (14-10-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-20 Eagles, who are 11-16-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Weber State go 11-12 so far and the Eagles go 10-14.
Bettors looking to go with the Wildcats in this one found them listed as 17-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Eagles was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 37-rated Wildcats and the No. 256-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-65 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Weber State has the nation's No. 22-rated offensive output, at 76.1 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 328 allowing on average 74.8 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 51.2% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.7% per game.
Defensively, Eastern Washington features the nation's No. 333-rated defense on the road, allowing 79 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 nationally in scoring at home.
Eastern Washington won its last outing, an 87-73 result against Idaho State on March 7. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. The Eagles got a terrific 28-point effort from Parker Kelly as Eastern Washington defeated Idaho State 87-73 on Thursday at Holt Arena.
Weber State won its last outing, an 80-52 result against Portland State on March 7. They covered in that game as a 17-point favorite. Weber State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Portland State out of the gym and running up an 80-52 score at Dee Events Center.
Eastern Washington Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Idaho State are 2-8
After a win are 2-8
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Portland State are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Eagles at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Eastern Washington is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Eastern Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Eastern Washington is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Weber State's last 5 games when playing at home against Eastern Washington
Weber State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Eastern Washington