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NCAA hoops odds preview - Cleveland State vs. Wright State

Cleveland State VikingsWright State Raiders
Jan 9, 7:00 PM | Nutter Center

Cleveland State Vikings vs Wright State Raiders Odds

9-7TEAM RECORD11-4

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Vikings of Cleveland State hit the hard court against the Raiders of Wright State.

The Raiders bring a 11-4 record (8-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-7 Vikings, who are 5-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wright State go 4-4 so far and the Vikings go 3-4-1.

View Cleveland State vs Wright State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Wright State opened as 8-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Raiders rated this week at No. 234 and the Vikings sitting at No. 313. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 69-60 result in favor of the Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wright State's No. 298 nationally ranked offense (61.5 points per game) against a Vikings defense that sits as the No. 230 at 69.1 PPG. The Raiders have been averaging 43.2% from the field, less than the Vikings have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).

Defensively, Cleveland State features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 77 points per game. Wright State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 308 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Cleveland State was a 60-50 winner at home against Illinois-Chicago. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Cleveland State earned a 60-50 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Monday, getting 14 points from Bryn Forbes at Wolstein Center.

Wright State won its last outing, a 53-51 result against Wisc-Milwaukee on January 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 12-point favorite. Wright State earned a 53-51 victory over Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday, getting 15 points from Reggie Arceneaux at Nutter Center.

Cleveland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 8-2
After playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Vikings at Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Wright State
Cleveland State is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Wright State
Cleveland State is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Wright State
Cleveland State is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Wright State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wright State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wright State's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wright State's last 7 games when playing Cleveland State

Next up:
Cleveland State home to Detroit, Saturday, January 12
Wright State at Loyola of Chicago, Friday, January 11