Eastern Washington vs. Sacramento State - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento State Hornets (16-6) at Eastern Washington Eagles (18-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:05 pm (Reese Court)
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento State Hornets and Eastern Washington Eagles play Thursday at the Reese Court.
The Sacramento State Hornets have won seven straight and lead the Big Sky. On the season, Sacramento State is averaging 70.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting and is allowing 69.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Mikh McKinney is averaging 18.9 points and 5.4 assists while Dylan Garrity is averaging 13.8 points and three assists. Cody Demps is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Eric Stuteville is shooting 51.1 percent from the field. The Sacramento State Hornets have five players averaging at least 6.6 points, and they’re shooting 73.4 percent from the line and 41.7 percent from deep. Defensively, Sacramento State is allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and has given up 60 or less points in three of its last five games.
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The Eastern Washington Eagles have won five straight and are also chasing a Big Sky crown. On the season, EWU is averaging 80 point on 47.1 percent shooting and is allowing 74.8 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Venky Jois is averaging 16.9 points and 7.2 rebounds while Ognjen Miljkovic is averaging 11 points and 3.4 rebounds. Drew Brandon is dishing 5.3 assists and Parker Kelly is shooting 39.8 percent from the field. The Eastern Washington Eagles have six players averaging at least 8.1 points, and they’re shooting 73.4 percent from the line and 41.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Eastern Washington is allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 80 or more points in six of its last eight games. Tyler Harvey is questionable with a quad injury.
The Hornets are 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The Eagles are 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hornets are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Eastern Washington and 9-2 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
I'm taking the points here, as these are the top two teams in the Big Sky, and this is a game that will help determine who wins the conference. Both teams can put the ball in the hoop and this game should come down to the wire. Give me the points with a good team.