Eastern Washington vs Northern Arizona Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, March 5, 2023

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The top-seeded Eastern Washington Eagles (22-9, 16-2 Big Sky) are taking on the No. 9 seed Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (10-22, 5-13 Big Sky) in the Big Sky Tournament on Sunday at Idaho Central Arena. The contest is scheduled for 7:30 PM.

The Eagles are currently solid 7.5-point favorites over the Lumberjacks. The matchup’s point total is 151.5.

Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona Odds

Point Spread for Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Eastern Washington as the favorite.

Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Eastern Washington has -324 odds to pick up the win, while Northern Arizona is listed at +256 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 151.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Boise, Idaho
  • Arena: Idaho Central Arena

Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona Betting Trends

Against the spread, Eastern Washington is 18-11-1 this year. The Eagles have won in 17, or 89.5%, of the 19 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Eastern Washington’s games this year have hit the over on 18 of 30 set point totals.

Against the spread, Northern Arizona is 18-12-0 this year. The Lumberjacks have gone 5-16 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 23.8% of those games). Northern Arizona’s games this season have gone over the point total 56.7% of the time (17 out of 30 games with a set point total).

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Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona Key Players to Watch

Eastern Washington

Angelo Allegri puts up 13.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, shooting 46.9% from the floor and 36.4% from beyond the arc with 2.1 made 3-pointers per contest. Steele Venters is tops on the Eagles with 15.1 points per contest and 1.4 assists, while also putting up 2.8 rebounds. Cedric Coward averages 7.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, shooting 66.4% from the floor. Tyreese Davis is tops on the Eagles at 3.6 assists per game, while also putting up 4.1 rebounds and 10 points.

Northern Arizona

Carson Towt paces the Lumberjacks in rebounding (7.7 per game) and assists (3), and posts 9.8 points. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Jalen Cole is putting up team highs in points (17.6 per game) and assists (2.6). And he is delivering 3 rebounds, making 42.2% of his shots from the floor and 40.2% from 3-point range, with 2.9 triples per game. Xavier Fuller is posting 12.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest, making 44.3% of his shots from the floor. The Lumberjacks get 9.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Nik Mains.

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What you need to know about the Eastern Washington Eagles

In Eastern Washington’s 18 Big Sky games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 13 times. The Eagles are averaging 77 points per game (57th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while surrendering 71.1 points per contest (208th-ranked). With 27.8 rebounds allowed per game, Eastern Washington ranks 23rd-best in college basketball. It ranks 92nd in college basketball by pulling down 33.3 boards per contest.

So far this season, Eastern Washington is making 8.8 treys per game (44th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36% (79th-ranked) from three-point land. The Eagles are ceding 8.4 treys per game (314th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32.4% (98th-ranked) from downtown.

The Eagles have a 6-3-1 record against the spread while finishing 8-2 overall over their last 10 contests. Eastern Washington has hit the over in seven of its past 10 games. On the offensive side of the ball, Eastern Washington has picked up its production a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 79.6 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 77 it has racked up over the course of this year. Eastern Washington’s defense has been less stingy lately, as the team has given up 72 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 71.1 points per game its opponents average on the season.

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What you need to know about the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks

Northern Arizona is 11-8-0 ATS in conference play this season. The Lumberjacks are 145th in the nation in points scored (73.1 per game) and 300th in points allowed (74.3). On the boards, Northern Arizona is 266th in college basketball in rebounds (30.3 per game). It is 164th in rebounds allowed (30.8 per game).

In 2022-23, Northern Arizona is 71st in college basketball in 3-point makes (8.4 per game) and 70th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). The Lumberjacks give up 7.5 3-pointers per game and concede 34.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 212th and 250th, respectively, in the nation.

The Lumberjacks have gone 4-6 over their last 10 contests, with a 6-4 record against the spread in that span. Six of Northern Arizona’s past 10 contests have hit the over. Northern Arizona is putting up 75.6 points per contest over its last 10 games, which is 2.5 more than its average for the season (73.1). In their last 10 games, the Lumberjacks are surrendering 72.4 points per contest, compared to their season average of 74.3 points allowed.

Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Eastern Washington, and we expect that Northern Arizona will cover the spread (Eastern Washington -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 151.5 points.

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How to bet Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona

You can bet on Eastern Washington vs. Northern Arizona at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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