Southern Utah vs. Eastern Washington - 2/27/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Washington Eagles (19-8) at Southern Utah Thunderbirds (14-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 9:00 pm (America First Event Center)
The Line: Southern Utah Thunderbirds -2 -- Over/Under: 149 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (14-13) will host the Eastern Washington Eagles (19-8) in a Big Sky Conference match up on Thursday February 27th, 2020 at the America First Event Center in Cedar City, Utah. The game is scheduled for a 7:00pm MT tip off.
Southern Utah will enter this contest desperate for a win after 4 consecutive losses. In their most recent game against Weber State, Southern Utah took a 71-82 loss after 24 points and 5 rebounds from John Knight III. As a team they shot 39.7 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the three-point line.
On the season, Southern Utah average 72.8 points per game and give up 65.8. They are averaging 5.9 three-pointers per game and are shooting at 32.4 percent. They are led by Cameron Oluyitan with 13.2 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. As a team they average 37.4 rebounds, 12 assists and 7 steals per game.
Eastern Washington will come in riding a win streak of three games. They won their most recent match up against Northern Arizona University 80-70. The team was led by Mason Peatling with 27 points and 15 rebounds. Eastern Washington was able to dominate with their inside presence in this one with 42 points in the paint.
On the season, Eastern Washington are 8-6 on the road and are averaging 81.3 points per game while giving up 74.0. They are led by Jacob Davison with 18 points per game. Eastern Washington is shooting 46.1 percent from the floor and holding their opponents to 42.9 percent. As a team they average 38.3 rebounds, 17.7 assists and 7.3 steals per game.
Eastern Washington is 3-2 against the spread in their last 5 games whereas Southern Utah is only just behind at 2-3 in their last 5 games. Although they are playing on the road I believe Eastern Washington wins this one outright. They are 12-4 in conference for a reason and i will take the free bucket.