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Oakland Grizzlies visit Youngstown State Penguins in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Oakland Grizzlies Youngstown State Penguins
11-19 March 01, 2014, 07:05 | Beeghly Center 15-15



The Youngstown State Penguins host Oakland on Saturday, looking to build on their 15-15 mark against the 11-19 Grizzlies in college hoops action at Beeghly Center.

This season, the Penguins are 15-15 overall and 11-13 ATS, while the Grizzlies are 11-19 and 9-18 ATS. As for the totals, Youngstown State boasts a 11-12 on the OU, and Oakland is 14-13.

View Oakland Grizzlies vs Youngstown State Penguins Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Youngstown State sat as -4.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 207-ranked Penguins and the No. 210-rated Grizzlies in this matchup.

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Last time out for Oakland, they were a 71-63 loser as they battled Wisc-Green Bay at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog. The Grizzlies endured a 71-63 loss at the hands of the Phoenix on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Duke Mondy at Athletics Center.

Youngstown State was a 70-69 loser in its last match on the road against Cleveland State. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Youngstown State got 17 points from Kendrick Perry but lost anyway, 70-69, to Cleveland State on Tuesday at Wolstein Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Grizzlies rank No. 239 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.1 per game. That compares with Youngstown State’s No. 211 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Youngstown State is college basketball's No. 33-ranked team at 7.77 per game, while the Grizzlies rate No. 14 with 8.3 per game.

A few Grizzlies at Penguins trends to consider:
Oakland is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games
Oakland is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Youngstown State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Youngstown State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Youngstown State's last 5 games
Youngstown State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home