Check out our free Weber State vs Eastern Washington pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Cheney. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Weber State vs Eastern Washington Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Wildcats vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Weber State Wildcats at Eastern Washington Eagles
- Where: Cheney at Reese Court
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: Weber State +5.5, WEBST +194 | EWASH -243 O/U 139.5
The Weber State will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 3 game win streak and have an overall record of 11-10. So far, the Wildcats have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 4-7. For the season, Weber State has been the underdog in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 4-8. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Wildcats being +5.5 point underdogs.
Dillon Jones comes into today’s game as the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 15.35 points per contest. Not only has Jones been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Weber State’s top rebounder at 11.1 boards per contest. Behind Jones, the team has benefited from the strong play of Steven Verplancken, who is second on the team in scoring at 12.9 points per game. Overall, he has hit 44.8% of his shots and is adding 1.71 boards per game.
Weber State comes into today’s matchup vs Eastern Washington, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.2 points per game. Through 21 games, they have hit 47.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Wildcats have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 305th in possessions per game.
Eastern Washington will take their 11 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 15-7. Currently, the Eagles have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 10-2. The Eagles’ are sitting with a betting line that is -5.5 points in their favor. For the season, Eastern Washington has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 11-0.
Eastern Washington will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Steele Venters who is averaging 15.32 points per game for the Eagles. Venters is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Eagles’ offensive game plan is the play of Angelo Allegri who has hit 43.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.18 points per game.
Eastern Washington comes into today’s matchup vs Weber State, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 22 games, they have hit 46.4% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Eagles are 125th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Eastern Washington Eagles -5.5
Leading into this matchup, the Eastern Washington Eagles are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -5.5. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Eagles’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Eastern Washington has a field goal percentage of 46.4, good for 70th in college basketball. In addition, look for the team to add to their trend of covering the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road matchups, they are 6-4 vs the spread.