Eastern Washington vs. Idaho State - 3/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Idaho State (7-20) at Eastern Washington (21-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:05 pm (Reese Court)
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles -12.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Idaho State Bengals (7-20, CONF 4-14) and Eastern Washington Eagles (21-8, CONF 14-4) face off in a Big Sky showdown at Reese Court. Idaho State knocked Eastern Washington 75-69 earlier this season.
Idaho State have had their struggles this season, and coming into this game they have lost nine of their last ten games. The one win during that stretch for the Bengals was in their last game against Weber State. The offense hasn’t been great this season but as of late the defense has let them down giving up 79 points per game over the last five games.
Away from home this season Idaho State is averaging 66.7 points per game and only shooting 66.7 percent from the floor.
Idaho State is led by Tarik Cool who is averaging 12.7 points while shooting 39.9 percent from the field.
Eastern Washington has had a lot of success this season and coming into this game they have won five games in a row and eight of the last ten games.
At home this season Eastern Washington has only two losses, and their offense is the difference averaging 80.7 points per game while shooting 46.9 percent from the field.
The Eagles are led by Jacob Davison who is averaging 18.1 points while shooting 44.9 percent from the field. In the last game, Davison put up 24 points and that was his best game in a while.
The over is 13-3 in Idaho State’s last 16 games overall. Idaho State is 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 road games. The over is 5-2-1 in Eastern Washington’s last eight games played on Thursday. The underdog is 10-4 against the spread in the last 14 meetings between Idaho State and Eastern Washington.
Idaho State beat Eastern Washington earlier this season, but it’s not going to happen again in this game. Eastern Washington is an elite offensive team and they are going to have no issue running up the score. Back Eastern Washington to win this game and cover the spread.Don’t be shocked when they win this game by 25 points.