Postseason NIT - Belmont Bruins face Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
|Belmont Bruins||Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix|
|24-9||March 18, 2014, 08:15 | Resch Center||24-6|
The Belmont Bruins will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Phoenix in Wisc-Green Bay at Resch Center on Tuesday in Postseason NIT wagering action.
Green Bay was favored by 6.5 points over at Bovada and they enjoy a 19-3 SU run in their last 22 games overall.
The Phoenix bring a 24-6 record (15-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 24-9 Bruins, who are 14-16 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wisc-Green Bay go 10-16 so far and the Bruins go 13-16.
This game puts the Phoenix, most recently No. 69 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate No. 22 in the latest survey.
Belmont lost its last outing, a 79-73 result against Eastern Kentucky on March 8. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Belmont got 18 points from J.J. Mann but lost anyway, 79-73, to Eastern Kentucky on Saturday at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
Wisc-Green Bay was a 73-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Wisc-Green Bay got 17 points from Greg Mays but lost anyway, 73-66, to Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday at Resch Center.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bruins is ranked No. 243 in NCAA hoops at 30.67 per game. Contrast that with Wisc-Green Bay’s No. 52 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wisc-Green Bay is the No. 224-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while Belmont rates No. 6 at 8.88 per game.
A few Bruins at Phoenix trends to consider:
Belmont is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Belmont is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Belmont's last 6 games
Belmont is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisc-Green Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Wisc-Green Bay is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Wisc-Green Bay's last 13 games
Wisc-Green Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home