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Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Wright State Raiders Odds
The Wright State Raiders will be trying to slam the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Nutter Center in college betting action.
Supporters of the Golden Hurricane have watched them go 17-15 and 17-10-1 ATS on the year, while the Raiders are at 21-12 and 19-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Raiders are 14-12, while the Golden Hurricane have a 15-10 mark.
The Raiders were listed as 4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 215-rated Raiders and the No. 102-ranked Golden Hurricane, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-64 result in favor of the Raiders.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Hurricane is ranked No. 86 in NCAA hoops at 36.6 per game. Contrast that with Wright State’s No. 322 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wright State is the No. 219-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Tulsa rates No. 160 at 6.2 per game.
Defensively, Tulsa features the nation's No. 233-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.8 points per game. Wright State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 300 nationally in scoring at home.
Tulsa was an 85-74 loser in its last match at home against Memphis. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. Chris Crawford went off for 30 points and added 5 rebounds for good measure, leading Memphis to an 85-74 win over Tulsa on Friday at BOK Center.
In their last action, Wright State was a 62-54 loser on the road against Valparaiso. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs. Wright State got 14 points from Reggie Arceneaux but lost anyway, 62-54, to Valparaiso on Tuesday at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Valparaiso are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Golden Hurricane at Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulsa's last 5 games on the road
Tulsa is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wright State's last 6 games at home
Wright State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Wright State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home