Idaho vs. Eastern Washington - 2/9/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Washington Eagles (12-12) at Idaho Vandals (16-7)
College Basketball: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:30 pm (Cowan Spectrum)
The Line: Idaho Vandals -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Washington Eagles visit the Idaho Vandals in Friday college basketball action.
The Eastern Washington Eagles saw their three game winning streak come to an end in a 94-81 defeat at the Portland State Vikings. Eastern Washington shot the ball well at 48.5% but struggled to get enough stops with Portland State burning the nets at 57.6%
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Cody Benzel was the Eagles top offensive threat with 21 points on 7-13 from beyond the arc followed by Bogdan Bliznyuk with 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists on 5-11 shooting. Sir Washington gave EWU 12 points on 5-12 from the field while Benas Gricunas and Ty Gibson tossed in ten points apiece.
The Idaho Vandals have been on fire with wins six of seven which has the team sitting third in the Big Sky. Idaho comes off of an 81-58 rout of Sacramento State as a five point road favorite. The Vandals took a 20 point lead at the half and rode 54.4% marksmanship to an easy win.
Perrion Callandret led Idaho’s offensive explosion with a contest high 23 points on 10-14 from the floor with Brayon Blake adding 16 points and seven boards on 6-12 shooting. The Vandals received 12 points on 4-6 from distance from Chad Sherwood followed by an eleven point, eight rebound effort from Jordan Scott.
Eastern Washington are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall and Eastern Washington are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big Sky. Over is 5-1 in Idaho last 6 overall and over is 5-1 in Idaho last 6 vs. Big Sky.
Idaho won the first matchup at Eastern Washington and if both play as capable the Vandals will sweep…