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Oakland Grizzlies visit Wright State Raiders in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Oakland GrizzliesWright State Raiders
5-10January 02, 2014, 07:00 | Nutter Center8-7

Oakland travels to Wright State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 5-10 record with a victory over the Raiders.

The Grizzlies will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 5-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Raiders are 1-8 ATS. Oakland is 4-8 against the total, while Wright State is 3-5 versus the number.

View Oakland Grizzlies vs Wright State Raiders Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Raiders installed as -5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 166-ranked Raiders and the No. 206-rated Grizzlies in this matchup.


Wright State was a 46-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bowling Green. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. The Raiders grabbed a 46-43 win over the Falcons on Sunday, behind a 14-point effort from AJ Pacher at Nutter Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wright State's No. 251-rated squad against Oakland's No. 242-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wright State rates No. 165 in the country with 5.53 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 31 nationally with 8.2 per match.

A few Grizzlies at Raiders trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
Oakland is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wright State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Oakland home to Valparaiso, Saturday, January 4th
Wright State at Detroit, Saturday, January 4th