Eastern Washington Eagles (0-1) vs. Yale Bulldogs (1-0)
November 11, 2022 9:30 pm EDT
The Line: Yale Bulldogs -2.5 / Eastern Washington Eagles +2.5; Over/Under: +146.5
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The Yale Bulldogs and Eastern Washington Eagles meet Friday in college basketball action at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Yale Bulldogs look for a 2-0 start. The Eastern Washington Eagles look for their first win.
The Yale Bulldogs are averaging 96 points on 57.4 percent shooting and allowing 41 points on 26.2 percent shooting. Matt Knowling is averaging 20 points and 5 rebounds, while John Poulakidas is averaging 10 points and 2 rebounds. Jack Molloy is the third double-digit scorer and EJ Jarvis is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Yale Bulldogs are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 53.8 percent from the free throw line. The Yale Bulldogs are allowing 18.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50 rebounds per game.
The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 72 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 84 points on 37.3 percent shooting. Angelo Allegri is averaging 19 points and 3 assists, while Tyreese Davis is averaging 12 points and 2 rebounds. Dane Erikstrup is the third double-digit scorer and Casey Jones is grabbing 10 rebounds. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 23.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Washington Eagles are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game.
The Bulldogs are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 neutral site games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. The under is 6-0 in Bulldogs last 6 overall. The over is 9-2 in Eagles last 11 overall.
The Eastern Washington Eagles are a young team that fell apart defensively in their opener, and that’s concerning heading into this matchup. The Yale Bulldogs have the experienced edge here, and they’ll have the best player on the floor as well. I have to lean toward Yale and the reasonable number.