Northern Colorado vs. Eastern Washington - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Photo by Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports
Eastern Washington Eagles (20-8) at Northern Colorado Bears (20-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Bank of Colorado Arena)
The Line: Northern Colorado Bears -7 -- Over/Under: 148
The Eastern Washington Eagles and Northern Colorado Bears meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Bank of Colorado Arena.
The Eastern Washington Eagles look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 81.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 36.3 percent shooting. Jacob Davison is averaging 17.4 points and 1.8 assists while Kim Aiken Jr. is averaging 14.8 points and 10.8 rebounds. Mason Peatling is grabbing six rebounds and Tyler Kidd is dishing 2.4 assists. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Washington Eagles are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Eastern Washington Eagles have won five of their last six road games.
The Northern Colorado Bears look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Northern Colorado Bears are averaging 73.8 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 62 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Jonah Radebaugh is averaging 15.7 points and 6.2 assists while Bodie Hume is averaging 14.2 points and 4.6 rebounds. Trent Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Johnson is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Northern Colorado Bears are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Colorado Bears are allowing 27.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game. The Northern Colorado Bears have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Northern Colorado Bears are an impressive basketball team that's 17-9 against the spread on the season and wins at home by an average of 19.5 points while shooting 48.3 percent from the field. However, the Eastern Washington Eagles won the meeting last month and are 9-5-1 against the spread on the road as well as 15-10-1 against the spread on the season. With both teams playing at a high level and covering a great deal of numbers, it's hard not to just grab the points and hope for the best.