Eastern Washington vs. Sacramento State - 3/12/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Sacramento State Hornets (16-14) at Eastern Washington Eagles (23-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm (CenturyLink Arena)
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles -4 -- Over/Under: 135
The Sacramento State Hornets and Eastern Washington Eagles meet Thursday in the college basketball Big Sky Tournament at the CenturyLink Arena.
The Sacramento State Hornets look for a win after beating Weber State on Wednesday. The Sacramento State Hornets are averaging 63.2 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 59.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Joshua Patton is averaging 13.1 points and 5.7 rebounds while Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa is averaging 10.2 points and 3.3 rebounds. Bryce Fowler is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Ethan Esposito is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Sacramento State Hornets are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento State Hornets are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Sacramento State Hornets have split their last six non-home games.
The Eastern Washington Eagles look to build on their seven-game winning streak. The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 80.9 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Jacob Davison is averaging 18.4 points and 2.8 assists while Mason Peatling is averaging 17.2 points and 9.1 rebounds. Kim Aiken Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Casson Rouse is dishing 1.7 assists. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Washington Eagles are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game. The Eastern Washington Eagles have won seven of their last eight non-home games.
The underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Eastern Washington Eagles won the two meetings this season by a combined six points, so you can make a case for the underdog in this spot. However, Eastern Washington is red hot entering this tournament, which includes winning its last five games by an average of 12.8 points and allowing just 42.5 percent shooting from the field. The Eastern Washington Eagles are also 17-11-1 against the spread on the season and 10-5-1 against the spread in non-home games. The Sacramento State Hornets are 2-5 against the spread when an underdog of less than five points. I'll lay the reasonable number with the Eastern Washington Eagles.