Eastern Washington vs Northern Colorado: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 23, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 23, 2021 - Last Updated on January 26, 2021

The Northern Colorado Bears (6-3) are 3-point underdogs as they try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Eastern Washington Eagles (3-6) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Bank of Colorado Arena. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 145.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bears (+3)

The spread for this game suggested by the model (1.7 points) is slightly less than the 3-point edge DraftKings gives to the Eagles, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Under (145.5)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.7 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Eastern Washington 71, Northern Colorado 70

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Eagles’ average implied point total this season is 2.8 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (76.8 implied points on average compared to 74 implied points in this game).
  • Eastern Washington is trying to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (74) for the sixth time this season.
  • The 73.1-point average implied total on the season for the Bears is 2.1 more points than the team’s 71-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Northern Colorado is looking to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (71) for the sixth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Eastern Washington and Northern Colorado Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Eagles 5-3 2-1 4-4
Bears 4-3 3-2 3-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Eastern Washington

Northern Colorado
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/21/2021 Northern Colorado Loss 78-76 1/21/2021 Eastern Washington Win 78-76
1/16/2021 Southern Utah Loss 99-94 1/16/2021 Idaho Win 75-61
1/14/2021 Southern Utah Win 75-63 1/14/2021 Idaho Win 74-54
12/19/2020 Northern Arizona Win 80-64 1/9/2021 Montana State Loss 76-74
12/15/2020 Saint Mary’s (CA) Loss 80-75 12/22/2020 Idaho State Win 69-64

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