Old Dominion Monarchs vs Cleveland State Vikings Odds
The Cleveland State Vikings will hit the floor running against the visiting Old Dominion Monarchs Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Supporters of the Monarchs have watched them go 1-2 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Vikings are at 2-1 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Vikings are 0-1, while the Monarchs have a 0-0 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Cleveland State sat as 5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 23-rated Old Dominion taking on the No. 99-rated Vikings in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-66 win for the Vikings on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Cleveland State's No. 150-rated squad against Old Dominion's No. 70-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Cleveland State rates No. 80 in the country with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 318 nationally with 3.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Old Dominion owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Cleveland State, on the other hand, rates No. 63 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Old Dominion was a 79-70 loser at home against Texas-San Antonio. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Aaron Bacote scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Monarchs to a win (they lost 79-70 to Texas-San Antonio at Ted Constant Center on Sunday).
Cleveland State lost its last outing, a 77-47 result against Michigan on November 13. They failed to cover in that game as a 16-point underdog. The Vikings were hammered by Michigan on Tuesday, losing by a 77-47 final at Crisler Arena in college basketball betting action.
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing VMI are 5-3
After a loss are 9-1
Cleveland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Michigan are 0-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Monarchs at Vikings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Old Dominion's last 7 games on the road
Old Dominion is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Cleveland State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland State is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Old Dominion home to VMI, Wednesday, November 21
Cleveland State home to Ala Huntsville, Monday, November 19