Last Updated: 2017-12-07
The San Francisco Dons (4-3) will be 7-point favorites at home in War Memorial Gymnasium when they clash with the Eastern Washington Eagles (3-5). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 142.5 points and action gets underway at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Eastern Washington Eagles vs. San Francisco Dons Betting Odds
In their last outing, the Dons barely escaped the Central Arkansas Bears, 78-76, while the Eagles lost big to the Seattle Redhawks, 84-65.
The Dons had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 37.0 (above their season average of 31.1) and had a turnover percentage of 13.6 (better than their season average of 15.9). Eastern Washington, meanwhile, held Seattle to an offensive rebounding percentage of 10.7 (below their season average of 31.7). Jordan Ratinho had a solid game for San Francisco with 17 points and six rebounds. Eastern Washington was led by Richard Polanco, who contributed 10 points.
Second-chance points might be scarce for Eastern Washington in this battle. Dating back to last season, the Eagles rank 276th in offensive rebounding percentage (26.6 percent), while San Francisco ranks 64th in defensive rebounding percentage (73.7 percent).
It’s tough to find a trend for games including the Eagles in regards to the projected point total, as there has been an even split between games finishing over and under. Eastern Washington heads into the game with records of 3-5 straight up (SU) and 2-4 against the spread (ATS).
Similarly to to Eastern Washington, it’s tough to find a trend for games including the Dons in regards to the total, as there has been an even split between games finishing over and under. Moreover, San Francisco is 4-3 SU and 0-4 ATS.
The Eagles won the lone game between these two teams last season, 96-90. Eastern Washington was successful at getting to and converting from the charity stripe. The Eagles made 23 of their 26 free throws (88.5 percent), while the Dons were just 14-22 (63.6 percent).
Eastern Washington Eagles vs. San Francisco Dons Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – San Francisco, ATS Winner – Eastern Washington, O/U – Under
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Betting Notes (2016-Present):
San Francisco ranks 101st in steals per game (6.7) while Eastern Washington ranks 274th (4.6).
The Dons average 26.6 three pointers per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. The Eagles rank 132nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.8).
San Francisco ranks 131st in rebounds per game (36.6) while Eastern Washington ranks 143rd in rebounds allowed per game (34.7).
The Eagles rank 26th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Dons rank 196th (3.9).
San Francisco ranks 23rd in assists allowed per game (10.9) while Eastern Washington ranks 163rd (13.4).