How to watch Northern Arizona vs. Eastern Washington basketball game
By Scout Staff
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Eastern Washington @ Northern Arizona
Current Records: Eastern Washington 7-6; Northern Arizona 4-8
What to Know
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 1-12 against the Eastern Washington Eagles since January of 2016, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Saturday. Northern Arizona and Eastern Washington will face off in a Big Sky battle at 4 p.m. ET at Walkup Skydome. The Eagles will be strutting in after a win while Northern Arizona will be stumbling in from a defeat.
There’s no need to mince words: Northern Arizona lost to the Gonzaga Bulldogs last Monday, and they lost bad. The score wound up at 95-49. The top scorer for Northern Arizona was guard Jalen Cone (19 points).
Meanwhile, Eastern Washington didn’t have too much breathing room in their contest with the Portland State Vikings on Thursday, but they still walked away with a 63-58 victory.
Barring any buzzer beaters, the Lumberjacks are expected to win a tight contest. But bettors beware: they are 0-2 against the spread when favored.
Northern Arizona is now 4-8 while Eastern Washington sits at 7-6. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Northern Arizona is 13th worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 10.6 on average. Eastern Washington has experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the matchup with the 52nd most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 14.8 on average. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Walkup Skydome — Flagstaff, Arizona
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $14.84
The Lumberjacks are a slight 1-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Eagles as a 3-point favorite.
Eastern Washington have won 12 out of their last 13 games against Northern Arizona.
- Mar 11, 2021 – Eastern Washington 66 vs. Northern Arizona 60
- Dec 19, 2020 – Eastern Washington 80 vs. Northern Arizona 64
- Feb 22, 2020 – Eastern Washington 80 vs. Northern Arizona 70
- Feb 03, 2020 – Eastern Washington 77 vs. Northern Arizona 66
- Feb 23, 2019 – Eastern Washington 86 vs. Northern Arizona 73
- Feb 04, 2019 – Eastern Washington 82 vs. Northern Arizona 64
- Mar 03, 2018 – Eastern Washington 85 vs. Northern Arizona 68
- Jan 18, 2018 – Eastern Washington 81 vs. Northern Arizona 76
- Mar 04, 2017 – Northern Arizona 76 vs. Eastern Washington 61
- Jan 19, 2017 – Eastern Washington 84 vs. Northern Arizona 62
- Mar 08, 2016 – Eastern Washington 74 vs. Northern Arizona 52
- Feb 04, 2016 – Eastern Washington 84 vs. Northern Arizona 73
- Jan 16, 2016 – Eastern Washington 96 vs. Northern Arizona 73