Virginia Cavaliers vs Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Preview
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds
John Paul Jones Arena will host Virginia Cavaliers vs. Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Supporters of the Phoenix have watched them go 3-3 and 3-2 ATS on the year, while the Cavaliers are at 5-2 and 4-2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 1-1, while the Phoenix have a 0-0 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cavaliers as 9.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cavaliers, most recently No. 178 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Phoenix, who rate No. 258 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-66 victory for the Cavaliers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia's No. 252-rated squad against Wisc-Green Bay's No. 67-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia rates No. 233 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 277 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Defensively, Wisc-Green Bay features the nation's No. 287-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.7 points per game. Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 258 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Wisc-Green Bay was a 74-59 winner at home against North Dakota State. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. The Phoenix grabbed a 74-59 win over the Bison on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Keifer Sykes at Resch Center.
Virginia was a 60-54 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Wisconsin. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. The Cavaliers grabbed a 60-54 win over the Badgers on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Joe Harris at Kohl Center.
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing North Dakota State are 4-2
After a win are 6-4
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Tennessee are 2-0
After playing Wisconsin are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Phoenix at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Wisc-Green Bay is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Wisc-Green Bay is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Virginia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wisc-Green Bay at Tennessee Tech, Thursday, December 6
Virginia home to Tennessee, Wednesday, December 5