NCAA hoops odds preview - Cleveland State vs. Wright State
Cleveland State Vikings vs Wright State Raiders Odds
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.
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.
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
Cleveland State home to Detroit, Saturday, January 12
Wright State at Loyola of Chicago, Friday, January 11