Horizon Tournament - College baskeball point spread favors Phoenix in battle with Panthers
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Odds
The Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix will try to cover the spread at Resch Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers in NCAA basketball action.
This game is part of the Horizon Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings.
Wisc-Green Bay battles the Panthers, currently sitting with a 8-23 mark (11-17-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-17 for the Phoenix and 13-12 for the Panthers.
The Panthers were listed as 15.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Phoenix at No. 135 and the Panthers at No. 310 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-58 result in favor of the Phoenix.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Wisc-Green Bay's No. 210-ranked scoring average of 66.1 PPG, against a Panthers defense rated No. 280 and allowing 71 PPG. The Phoenix FG% has averaged 43.8% to date this season, more than the Panthers shooters have managed so far (39.1% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wisc-Milwaukee owns the country's No. 288-rated mark, allowing 74.3 points per game on the highway. Wisc-Green Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 244 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Wisc-Milwaukee, they were a 78-61 loser as they battled Wisc-Green Bay on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point underdog. The Panthers got 19 points from Paris Gulley, but it was Wisc-Green Bay that prevailed in a 78-61 final on Tuesday at Resch Center.
Wisc-Green Bay lost its last outing, a 75-56 result against Valparaiso on March 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. Alec Brown scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Phoenix to a win (they lost 75-56 to Valparaiso at Resch Center on Saturday).
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
After playing Valparaiso are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Panthers at Phoenix trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing on the road against Wisc-Green Bay
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wisc-Green Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wisc-Green Bay's last 6 games
Wisc-Green Bay is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wisc-Green Bay's last 5 games when playing Wisc-Milwaukee
Wisc-Green Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee