West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oakland Grizzlies Betting Matchup Report
Oakland Grizzlies vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers will try to cover the spread at WVU Colliseum on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Oakland Grizzlies in NCAA basketball action.
Supporters of the Grizzlies have watched them go 4-7 and 3-5 ATS on the year, while the Mountaineers are at 4-5 and 2-5-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Mountaineers are 2-6, while the Grizzlies have a 1-3 mark.
Bettors looking to back visiting Oakland before tip-off in this one found them as 11-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 42-rated Mountaineers and the No. 228-ranked Grizzlies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-66 result in favor of the Mountaineers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Grizzlies rank No. 288 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.9 per game. That compares with West Virginia’s No. 36 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where West Virginia is college basketball's No. 305-ranked team at 4.4 per game, while the Grizzlies rate No. 213 with 5.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oakland owns the country's No. 284-rated mark, allowing 77.5 points per game on the highway. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 98 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 70-68 winner as they battled Valparaiso at home. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Oakland got 16 points from Duke Mondy en route to a 70-68 victory over Valparaiso on Monday at Athletics Center.
West Virginia was an 81-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Michigan. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Trey Burke scored 27 points for Michigan on Saturday, leading the Wolverines to an 81-66 win over West Virginia at Barclays Center.
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Radford are 3-0
After a loss are 5-5
A few Grizzlies at Mountaineers trends to consider:
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, December 22
West Virginia home to Radford, Saturday, December 22