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