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Wright State favored by 3.5 against Cleveland State on Wednesday

Wright State RaidersCleveland State Vikings
Feb 20, 7:00 PM | Wolstein Center

Wright State Raiders vs Cleveland State Vikings Odds

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Wolstein Center will host Cleveland State Vikings vs. Wright State Raiders action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Vikings sit at 13-15 (9-15 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Raiders are currently 17-9 (14-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Cleveland State is 9-10-1 OU, and Wright State is 11-8 OU.

View Wright State vs Cleveland State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Raiders were listed as 3.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Vikings, most recently No. 312 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Raiders, who rate No. 211 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-60 victory for the Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland State's No. 230 nationally ranked offense (65.4 points per game) against a Raiders defense that sits as the No. 26 at 58.8 PPG. The Vikings have been averaging 43.4% from the field, more than the Raiders have managed so far this season (43.1% on average).

Defensively, Wright State features the nation's No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.3 points per game. Cleveland State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 152 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Wright State was a 68-61 loser at home against Valparaiso. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. A.J. Pacher scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Raiders to a win (they lost 68-61 to Valparaiso at Nutter Center on Tuesday).

Cleveland State was an 88-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Vikings and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Wisc-Milwaukee was handed an 88-67 defeat on Sunday at Wolstein Center.

Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Valparaiso are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Cleveland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 9-1
After playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Raiders at Vikings trends to consider:
Wright State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wright State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland State
Wright State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland State
Cleveland State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wright State
Cleveland State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Wright State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland State's last 5 games when playing Wright State
Cleveland State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next up:
Wright State home to Evansville, Saturday, February 23
Cleveland State at Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, March 2