Portland State Vikings vs. Eastern Washington Eagles - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Washington Eagles (16-10) at Portland State Vikings (8-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm (Peter W Stott Center)
The Line: Portland State Vikings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Washington Eagles will travel to play the Portland State Vikings in a Big Sky game on Saturday.
The Portland State Vikings are 8-16 (4-9) and are coming off of a loss to Idaho by a score of 8-74. Portland State has lost 4 games in a row and is currently 9th in the Big Sky standings. Portland State is averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 76.7 points per game. Portland State is also averaging 35.9 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Cameron Forte is averaging 17.8 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game for Portland State. Isaiah Pineiro is averaging 11.9 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for the Vikings. Portland State is shooting 64.8% on free throws, 31.7% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Eastern Washington Eagles are 16-10 (10-4) and are coming off of a win against Sacramento State by a score of 93-88. Eastern Washington has won 7 games in a row and is currently 3rd in the Big Sky standings. Eastern Washington defeated Portland State by a score of 112-83 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Eastern Washington is averaging 83.5 points per game while giving up 77.1 points per game. Eastern Washington is also averaging 33.8 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Austin McBroom is averaging 21.3 points per game and 3.7 assists per game for Eastern Washington. Venky Jois is averaging 16.8 points per game and 9 rebounds per game for the Eagles. Eastern Washington is shooting 67.9% on free throws, 39.6% on three-pointers, and 50.1% on all field goal attempts.
Eastern Washington is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games. Eastern Washington is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The over is 3-1-1 in Eastern Washington’s last 5 games. Portland State is 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. Portland State is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The over is 4-0 in Portland State’s last 4 games. The over is 6-1 in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Eastern Washington has been playing very good basketball lately, while Portland State has struggled in their recent games. Eastern Washington has a high-powered offense, while Portland State has the rebounding advantage. I like Eastern Washington to sweep the season series here.