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Northern Colorado Bears Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Eastern Washington Eagles

The Eastern Washington Eagles will try to cover the point spread at Reese Court on Saturday when they get a visit from the Northern Colorado Bears in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Eastern Washington Eagles as -11.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Northern Colorado Bears vs Eastern Washington Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Eastern Washington Eagles are 14-10 overall and 11-9-1 ATS, while the Northern Colorado Bears are 8-16 and 9-13 ATS. As for the betting totals, Eastern Washington boasts a 10-11 on the OU, and Northern Colorado is 12-10.

The Eagles - Bears odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Eastern Washington is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Colorado is at No. 245.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Northern Colorado is ranked No. 203 in NCAA basketball at 34.79 per game. Contrast that with Eastern Washington's No. 227 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Eastern Washington is the No. 6-ranked team in the country at 10.42 per game, while Northern Colorado rates No. 170 at 6.42 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jordan Wilson scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Bears to a win (they lost 73-67 to Idaho at Cowan Spectrum on Thursday).

The Eagles used a 35-point performance from Austin McBroom to help Eastern Washington smack North Dakota 95-85 on Thursday at Reese Court.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Colorado is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northern Colorado's last 9 games
  • Northern Colorado is 4-12-1 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Northern Colorado is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Eastern Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Eastern Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Washington's last 7 games
  • Eastern Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Colorado at North Dakota, Saturday, February 20th
Eastern Washington at Sacramento State, Thursday, February 18th