Eastern Washington vs. Idaho - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho Vandals (10-5) at Eastern Washington Eagles (6-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 3:05 pm (Reese Court)
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Idaho Vandals and Eastern Washington Eagles square off Saturday at the Reese Court.
The Idaho Vandals hope to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Idaho Vandals are averaging 70.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 64.6 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Perrion Callandret is averaging 14.6 points and 2.1 assists while Victor Sanders is averaging 13.6 points and 2.1 rebounds. Ty Egbert is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Chad Sherwood is dishing 1.3 assists. The Idaho Vandals are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. Idaho is allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game. The Idaho Vandals have lost 10 of their last 16 road games.
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The Eastern Washington Eagles need a victory after losing five of their last six games. The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 80 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 77.8 points on 51 percent shooting. Austin McBroom is averaging 18.5 points and 3.3 assists while Felix Von Hofe is averaging 17 points and 3.4 rebounds. Venky Jois is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Bogdan Bliznyuk is dishing 2.1 assists. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line. Eastern Washington is allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Eastern Washington Eagles have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Vandals are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games following three or more consecutive road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
These teams head into this game heading in diffrent directions, but Eastern Washington is a terrific offensive team and shots seem to fall at Reese Court. Have to side with the Eagles here.