South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Eastern Washington Eagles ATS Prediction


The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (9-4) will travel to Reese Court to square off with the Eastern Washington Eagles (1-8). Action begins at 9:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Eastern Washington Eagles Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Eagles were blown out by the 16th-ranked Syracuse Orange, 66-34, while the Jackrabbits were victorious over the Grand Canyon Antelopes, 79-74.

South Dakota State played a nearly perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.9 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.543. Grand Canyon was 27.7 and 0.407, respectively, for those same stats. Eastern Washington, meanwhile, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (27.5 vs. 37.0). Tyler Kidd fueled Eastern Washington with nine points. South Dakota State, meanwhile, was lifted by Mike Daum, who contributed 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Daum has been exceptional recently for South Dakota State, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It might be a tough matchup for Eastern Washington on the offensive glass. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Eagles rank 332nd in offensive rebounding percentage (22.2 percent), while South Dakota State ranks 25th in defensive rebounding percentage (77.2 percent). Also, the Jackrabbits rank seventh in offensive efficiency (117.8), while the Eagles rank 335th in defensive efficiency (106.2).

South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Eastern Washington Eagles ATS Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Eastern Washington, ATS Winner – South Dakota State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Eastern Washington ranks fifth in three pointers attempted per game (25.0) while South Dakota State ranks 261st in three pointers allowed per game (26.6).
  • The Jackrabbits rank 36th in rebounds per game (39.3) while the Eagles rank 256th in rebounds allowed per game (35.3).
  • South Dakota State ranks 40th in assists allowed per game (11.5) while Eastern Washington ranks 190th (13.6).