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Eastern Washington Eagles Favored by -5.5 Point Spread Against the Northern Colorado Bears on Thursday

College basketball betting interest will be high on Thursday when the Eagles of Eastern Washington hit the hard court against the Bears of Northern Colorado.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Colorado Bears were listed as 5.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Eastern Washington Eagles vs Northern Colorado Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Colorado Bears currently sport a 3-9 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-6 ATS. The Eastern Washington Eagles are 6-6 and 4-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Northern Colorado Bears produce a 7-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eastern Washington Eagles have gone 4-5 against the totals betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 213-rated Eastern Washington Eagles taking on the No. 316-rated Northern Colorado Bears in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Northern Colorado's No. 135 nationally ranked offense (74.5 points per game) against a Eastern Washington Eagles defense that sits as the No. 212 at 76.17 PPG. The Northern Colorado Bears have been averaging 44.3% from the field, less than the Eagles have managed so far this season (48.93% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver was victimized for 26 points and 26 rebounds by Venky Jois as the Eagles bested the Pioneers 74-58 in college basketball action on Sunday.

Northern Colorado was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Mississippi State and falling by a 93-69 score at Humphrey Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Eastern Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Northern Colorado
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Washington's last 6 games when playing Northern Colorado
  • Eastern Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Northern Colorado
  • Northern Colorado is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • Northern Colorado is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • Northern Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Northern Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Eastern Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Washington at North Dakota, Saturday, January 2nd
Northern Colorado at Idaho, Saturday, January 2nd