Planning on watching today’s Bobcats and Eagles game? Catch the action at Reese Court in Cheney, WA, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 155 points, and Eastern Washington is favored by -10.5 vs. Montana State in a Big Sky conference matchup.


The Pick: Montana State Bobcats +10.5

This game will be played at Reese Court at 5:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Even though we have Eastern Washington winning straight-up, we like Montana State at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Montana State Make it Happen on the Road?

Montana State has a record of 13-16 this season and they are 8-8 in Big Sky Conference games. On the road, the Bobcats have gone 4-9, and they are 6-10 as the underdog.

In their last game, Montana State took down Idaho by a score of 62-48. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone 3-7.

Montana State has been an underdog in 16 games this season, and they have gone 9-7 against the spread in those games. On the road, the Bobcats have an ATS mark of 7-6 this year and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games vs. the spread away from home.

This season, the over/under record for Montana State games is 13-13 and today’s line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.1). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 125 points.

The Montana State offense is coming off a game where they scored 62 points against Idaho. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.9% and connected on 8 threes. On the offensive front, the Bobcats have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 129th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 72nd in terms of percentage and 76th in three-pointers made.

The Bobcats’ defense is presently ranked 203rd nationally, allowing an average of 73.2 points per contest. Against Idaho, the Bobcats’ defense gave up 48 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Idaho only made 7 free-throws.

Will the Eagles Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

Eastern Washington has been dominant at home this season, going 8-1 with an average scoring margin of +11.6 points per game. They have won their last two games and are 13-3 as the favorite this season. The Eagles are 19-10 overall and 13-3 in Big Sky play.

Montana State enters this game as the underdog, and they have gone 4-7 in that role this season. Eastern Washington’s average scoring margin at home is +11.6, compared to -2.6 on the road.

Eastern Washington has an overall ATS record of 18-9 this season. At home, they are 5-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 4-6 vs. the spread. Their ATS record vs. the spread when favored this season is 10-6.

This season, the over/under record for Eastern Washington games is 17-9-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 154.8 points, which is 4.4 points higher than the average over/under line of 150.4. Today’s over/under line of 155 is similar to the average scoring total in their last three games (158 points) and their last five games (164 points). Over their last 10 games, their over/under record is 6-3-1.

Coming off their recent game, the Eastern Washington offense tallied 89 points in a matchup against Montana. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.6%, and they made 5 threes. Offensively, the Eagles hold a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, placing them 28th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 47th in terms of percentage and 60th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 222nd in the country at 73.8 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Montana State, the Eastern Washington defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Eastern Washington made 24 free-throws vs. the Eagles.