Southern Utah Thunderbirds (3-3) vs. Eastern Washington Eagles (3-3)
December 2, 2021 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Eastern Washington Eagles +4 / Southern Utah Thunderbirds -4; Over/Under: +151
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds and Eastern Washington Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Reese Court. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds look to get a game above a .500 record. The Eastern Washington Eagles look for a win after winning three of their last four games.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are averaging 81 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 40.6 percent shooting. John Knight III is averaging 19.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, while Tevian Jones is averaging 14.3 points and 0.7 assists. Maizen Fausett is the third double-digit scorer and Dre Marin is dishing 2.7 assists. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game.
The Eastern Washington Eagles are averaging 80 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 77 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Steele Venters is averaging 17.2 points and 2.3 assists, while Linton Acliese is averaging 16.5 points and 7.8 rebounds. Ethan Price is the third double-digit scorer and Rylan Bergersen is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Eastern Washington Eagles are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Washington Eagles are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.3 rebounds per game.
The Thunderbirds are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 41-20-1 ATS in their last 62 games overall. The over is 21-7 in Thunderbirds last 28 overall. The under is 5-1 in Eagles last 6 home games.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds have been more impressive this season, and that includes taking Cal to double overtime and beating Yale. However, the Eastern Washington Eagles have the offensive firepower to compete with Southern Utah, and they’ve been covering machines dating back to last season. Southern Utah can struggle to get consistent stops at times. Give me the Eagles and the points at home.