Eastern Washington vs. Montana – Women’s College Basketball Game Preview – Jan. 16, 2023

The Montana Lady Griz (8-9, 4-2 Big Sky) will be looking to stay hot and extend a three-game winning streak when they defeat the Eastern Washington Eagles (9-6, 2-3 Big Sky) welcomes January 16, 2023 in the Dahlberg Arena. The contest will take place at 9:00 p.m. ET. Montana defeated Idaho State 77-68 in the team’s final action on Saturday. Sammy Fatkin scored a team-high with 28 points in the win. Jaydia Martin’s 16 points helped lead East Washington to a 74-59 win over Idaho in the team’s final game on Saturday ESPN+ and explore the Division 1 top 25 rankings here.

Montana team stats

Montana’s 69.9 points per game this season beats the 65.5 points per contest that Eastern Washington is giving up. The Lady Griz are 8-4 if they score over 66 points. The Lady Griz have racked up 12.2 turnovers per game this season while averaging 14.9 giveaways per competition. Eastern Washington is 5-2 this season if he commits more than 12 turnovers.

Eastern Washington Team Stats

The Eagles’ 71.2 points per game average is more than the 69 Montana gives up. If Eastern Washington hits the 69 point mark, it’s 5-3 a year. In the 2022-23 season, the Eagles are averaging 15.7 assists and 11.9 turnovers per game. If Eastern Washington has an assist-to-turnover ratio better than its season mark of 1.32, the Eagles are 4-3.

Montana players to watch

Carmen Gfeller is averaging 14.5 points per game on the Montana’s scoring charts. Gina Marxen is the team’s top passer with 4.1 assists and 11.2 points per game. The Lady Griz’s leading rebounder is Fatkin, who takes down 5.9 boards per game in addition to an average of 13.4 points. Gfeller has a 45 percent shot percentage from downtown and leads the team in three hits per game, knocking down 1.6 Treys per match.Player stats reflect 17 out of 17 games this season.

East Washington players to watch

Eastern Washington’s top scorer Martin averages 14.7 points and 1.7 steals per game. Jacinta Buckley is speeding the Eagles at 7.9 rebounds per game and adding 11.3 points, while Jamie Loera leads the team with 4.5 assists per game and averaging 10.6 points. Martin is the best bet for eastern Washington from across the arc. She advances the roster in threes per game, hitting 2.4 threes per contest with a 36 percent shot percentage from downtown.Player stats reflect 15 out of 15 games this season.Powered by Data Skrive

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