Northern Arizona vs. Eastern Washington - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Washington Eagles (11-10) at Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-17)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 8:35 pm (Walkup Skydome)
The Line: Northern Arizona Lumberjacks +9 -- Over/Under: 158.5 See the Latest Odds
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and the Eastern Washington Eagles face off on Thursday in Big Sky college basketball action.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 3-17 this season and they have lost their last six games. Northern Arizona is averaging 67.5 points per game and they are shooting 38.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 85.3 points and their opponents are shooting 49.2 percent. Kris Yanku leads the Lumberjacks averaging 15 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Ako Kaluna is averaging 12 points and 6.4 rebounds, Jaleni Neely is averaging 9.5 points, and Torry Johnson is averaging 8.3 points. NAU is 2-6 at home and 1-8 in the Big Sky.
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The Eastern Washington Eagles are 11-10 this season and they have won their last two games. Eastern Washington is averaging 78.5 points per game and they are shooting 48.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.1 points and their opponents are shooting 49.6 percent. Austin McBroom leads the Eagles averaging 19.6 points per game. Venky Jois is averaging 16.9 points and 8.6 rebounds, Felix Von Hofe is averaging 13.8 points, and Bogdan Bliznyuk is averaging 11.4 points and 6.2 rebounds. Eastern Washington is 2-9 on the road and 5-4 in the Big Sky.
Northern Arizona is 5-11-3 against the spread in their last 19 home games, 1-4 against the spread following a loss, and 1-4 against the spread against the Big Sky. Eastern Washington is 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four road games and 4-10-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a losing home record. The home team is 5-1-1 against the point spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
Northern Arizona might be one of the worst teams in the nation this season so I have to lay this big number with Eastern Washington.