Cleveland State Vikings vs Western Carolina Catamounts Betting Matchup Report

Western Carolina Catamounts Cleveland State Vikings
4-6 December 16, 2013, 07:00 | Wolstein Center 4-5



The Cleveland State Vikings will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Western Carolina Catamounts at Wolstein Center in NCAA basketball action.

Cleveland State will face the 0-0 Catamounts, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Vikings are 3-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Catamounts are 2-3 favoring the OVER.

View Western Carolina Catamounts vs Cleveland State Vikings Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Cleveland State Vikings as -11-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

This game matches up the No. 191 (Vikings) and the No. 197 (Catamounts) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Western Carolina was a 76-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Coastal Carolina. Western Carolina got 12 points from Brandon Boggs but lost anyway, 76-68, to Coastal Carolina on Wednesday at HTC Center.

Cleveland State was a 73-61 loser in their most recent outing at home against Akron. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Cleveland State suffered a 73-61 loss against Akron on Saturday, getting 14 points from Charlie Lee in a losing effort at Wolstein Center.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cleveland State's No. 116-ranked scoring average of 75.11 PPG, against a Catamounts defense rated No. 214 and allowing 75.91 PPG. The Vikings FG% has averaged 44.16% to date this season, more than the Catamounts shooters have managed so far (40.75% per game).

Next up:
Western Carolina home to Charleston Southern, Wednesday, December 18th
Cleveland State at Notre Dame (OH), Wednesday, December 18th
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