CBI Tournament - Santa Clara Broncos vs Raiders College Hoops Game Preview
Santa Clara Broncos vs Wright State Raiders Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Nutter Center Wednesday as host Wright State looks to handle the Santa Clara Broncos in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Raiders are 23-12 overall and 21-11 ATS ATS, while the Broncos are 23-11 and 13-16 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Wright State boasts a 14-14 on the OU, and Santa Clara is 13-13.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 215 (Raiders) and the No. 85 (Broncos) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-69 result in favor of the Broncos has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Broncos is ranked No. 169 in NCAA hoops at 34.7 per game. Contrast that with Wright State’s No. 319 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wright State is the No. 221-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Santa Clara rates No. 23 at 8.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Santa Clara owns the country's No. 263-rated mark, allowing 72.9 points per game on the highway. Wright State, on the other hand, rates No. 302 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Santa Clara was an 86-83 winner on the road against Purdue. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Broncos used a 34-point performance from Kevin Foster to help Santa Clara smack Purdue 86-83 on Monday at Mackey Arena.
Last time out for Wright State, they were a 57-51 winner as they battled Richmond at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Miles Dixon scored 14 points leading the Raiders to a 57-51 victory over Richmond at Nutter Center on Monday.
A few Broncos at Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Santa Clara's last 5 games on the road
Santa Clara is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Wright State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wright State's last 6 games
Wright State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home