Cleveland State Vikings vs Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Preview
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs Cleveland State Vikings Odds
The Cleveland State Vikings will try to cover the spread at Wolstein Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Vikings are 12-15 overall and 8-15 ATS ATS, while the Panthers are 6-21 and 9-15-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Cleveland State boasts a 8-10-1 on the OU, and Wisc-Milwaukee is 10-11.
Bettors looking to back visiting Wisc-Milwaukee before tip-off in this one found them as 7-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 297-rated Wisc-Milwaukee taking on the No. 306-rated Vikings in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 61-58 win for the Vikings on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland State's No. 250-ranked offense, averaging 64.6 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 264 at 70.2 PPG. The Vikings field goal percentage has averaged 43% so far, more than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.5% per game.
Defensively, Wisc-Milwaukee features the nation's No. 226-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.8 points per game. Cleveland State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 179 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Wisc-Milwaukee was a 94-80 loser on the road against Youngstown State. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Paris Gulley scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 94-80 to Youngstown State at Beeghly Center on Friday).
Cleveland State was a 66-59 loser in its last match at home against Wisc-Green Bay. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. The Vikings endured a 66-59 loss at the hands of the Phoenix on Friday, despite an 18 -point effort from Charlie Lee at Wolstein Center.
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 8-2
After playing Youngstown State are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
Cleveland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Wright State are 8-2
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Panthers at Vikings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland State
Wisc-Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland State's last 5 games when playing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland State's last 6 games when playing Wisc-Milwaukee
Cleveland State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee
Cleveland State is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
Wisc-Milwaukee home to Illinois-Chicago, Wednesday, February 20
Cleveland State home to Wright State, Wednesday, February 20