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Oakland Grizzlies vs Youngstown State Penguins Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Tuesday when the Grizzlies of Oakland hit the hard court against the Penguins of Youngstown State.
Youngstown State will face the 16-16 Grizzlies, who own a 13-16 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Penguins are 12-11-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Grizzlies are 16-9 favoring the OVER.
The visitors opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Penguins sit at No. 174 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 237 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Penguins will win this game 74-71.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Youngstown State's No. 108-ranked offense, averaging 70.2 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 327 at 74.6 PPG. The Penguins field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Grizzlies marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oakland owns the country's No. 288-rated mark, allowing 74.4 points per game on the highway. Youngstown State, on the other hand, rates No. 74 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Oakland was a 91-72 loser at home against IUPU Fort Wayne. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites. The Grizzlies endured a 91-72 loss at the hands of the Mastodons on Sunday, despite an 18 -point effort from Travis Bader at Sioux Falls Arena.
In their last action, Youngstown State was a 66-59 loser on the road against Wright State. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Youngstown State got 20 points from Kamren Belin but lost anyway, 66-59, to Wright State on Friday at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Wright State are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Grizzlies at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Youngstown State's last 6 games
Youngstown State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Youngstown State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
Youngstown State is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games