Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons host Wisc-Milwaukee on Sunday, looking to build on their 5-3 mark against the 3-6 Panthers in college hoops action at Allstate Arena.
The Blue Demons are 5-3 so far on the season, and 4-2 ATS vs. the number. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 3-6 and 2-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen DePaul go 3-2 and the Panthers go 3-1 on the totals.
Bettors looking to back visiting Wisc-Milwaukee before tip-off in this one found them as 11.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 123-rated Blue Demons and the No. 177-ranked Panthers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-67 result in favor of the Blue Demons.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and DePaul has the nation's No. 49-rated offensive output, at 76.2 PPG. The visiting Panthers defense ranks No. 227 allowing on average 68.6 PPG. The Blue Demons FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, more than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.3% per game.
Defensively, Wisc-Milwaukee features the nation's No. 188-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. DePaul, meanwhile, comes in at No. 38 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisc-Milwaukee won its last outing, an 80-73 result against Northern Illinois on December 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point favorite. The Panthers grabbed an 80-73 win over the Huskies on Friday, behind a 21-point effort from Paris Gulley at U.S. Cellular Arena.
DePaul was a 74-64 winner in its last match on the road against Chicago State. DePaul earned a 74-64 victory over Chicago State on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Brandon Young at Jones Convocation Center.
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Fairfield are 1-0
After playing Northern Illinois are 3-2
After a win are 4-6
DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona State are 1-0
After playing Chicago State are 3-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Panthers at Blue Demons trends to consider:
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
DePaul is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
DePaul is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
DePaul is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
DePaul is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
Wisc-Milwaukee at Fairfield, Wednesday, December 12
DePaul at Arizona State, Wednesday, December 12