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Wright State RaidersUMKC Kangaroos
Feb 18, 5:05 PM | Municipal Auditorium

Wright State Raiders vs UMKC Kangaroos Odds

12-16TEAM RECORD10-18

The Wright State Raiders will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Kangaroos in UMKC at Municipal Auditorium on Saturday in college basketball action.

UMKC will face the 12-16 Raiders, who own a 11-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Kangaroos are 11-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Raiders are 10-13-2 favoring the OVER.

View Wright State vs UMKC Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Kangaroos - Raiders odds would favor the Raiders if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UMKC is rated No. 321 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wright State is at No. 248. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 61-58 win for the Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits UMKC's No. 248-ranked offense, averaging 64.5 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 33 at 60.6 PPG. The Kangaroos field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, more than the Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.6% per game.

Defensively, Wright State features the nation's No. 32-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.8 points per game. UMKC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.

Wright State lost its last outing, a 71-55 result against Detroit on February 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Wright State suffered a 71-55 loss against Detroit on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Julius Mays in a losing effort at Nutter Center.

In their last action, UMKC was a 47-42 loser on the road against Western Illinois. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. UMKC suffered a 47-42 loss against Western Illinois on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Reggie Chamberlain in a losing effort at Western Hall.

Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Youngstown State are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Raiders at Kangaroos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wright State's last 5 games on the road
Wright State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wright State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road

Next up:
Wright State at Youngstown State, Thursday, February 23
UMKC home to Oakland, Thursday, February 23

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