Eastern Washington vs. Southern Utah - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Utah Thunderbirds (4-10) at Eastern Washington Eagles (7-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 9:05 pm (Reese Court)
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds and Eastern Washington Eagles meet Thursday night at the Reese Court.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds could use a nice win after losing five of their last six games. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are averaging 67.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 81.7 points on 50 percent shooting. Travon Langston is averaging 12.8 points and 1.9 assists while James McGee is averaging 12.6 points and 1.9 rebounds. Trey Kennedy is dishing 2.6 assists and Casey Oliverson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. Southern Utah is allowing 39.1 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.2 turnovers per game. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Eastern Washington Eagles could also use a victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 74.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 78.5 points on 51 percent shooting. Austin McBroom is averaging 19 points and 3.6 assists while Felix Von Hofe is averaging 17.1 points and 3.5 rebounds. Venky Jois is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Bogdan Bliznyuk is dishing 2.1 assists. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 65.9 percent from the free throw line. Eastern Washington is allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 10.8 turnovers per game. The Eastern Washington Eagles have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Thunderbirds are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
Eastern Washington has been solid on its home court. The problem is the Eagles haven't been at home much this season. Southern Utah is just a bad basketball team that plays ZERO defense. I'll take the home team by double digits.