Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers host Oakland Grizzlies in college basketball action

Oakland GrizzliesWisc-Milwaukee Panthers
9-14February 02, 2014, 01:00 | U.S. Cellular Arena14-9

The visiting Oakland Grizzlies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Sunday as they look to cover the spread at U.S. Cellular Arena against the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers.

The Grizzlies will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 7-13 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Panthers are 12-9 ATS. Oakland is 9-11 against the total, while Wisc-Milwaukee is 10-10 versus the number.

View Oakland Grizzlies vs Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Odds and Stats.

The Grizzlies were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Panthers at No. 286 and the Grizzlies at No. 144 heading into this contest.


Oakland won its last outing, an 86-85 result against Youngstown State on January 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. Travis Bader went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Oakland over Youngstown State, 86-85, on Friday at Athletics Center.

In their last action, Wisc-Milwaukee was a 68-64 winner at home against Wright State. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. Wisc-Milwaukee got 13 points from Kyle Kelm en route to a 68-64 victory over Wright State on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Grizzlies is ranked No. 235 in NCAA hoops at 31.61 per game. Contrast that with Wisc-Milwaukee’s No. 200 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wisc-Milwaukee is the No. 96-ranked team in the country at 6.7 per game, while Oakland rates No. 28 at 7.96 per game.

Next up:
Oakland home to Cleveland State, Thursday, February 6th
Wisc-Milwaukee at Wisc-Green Bay, Saturday, February 8th