Wright State favored by 6 against Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday
Wright State Raiders vs Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Odds
The visiting Wright State Raiders hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at U.S. Cellular Arena against the Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers.
Wisc-Milwaukee will face the 16-8 Raiders, who own a 13-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Panthers are 8-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Raiders are 10-7 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Wisc-Milwaukee sat as 6-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Panthers at No. 288 and the Raiders at No. 200 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-54 result in favor of the Raiders.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wisc-Milwaukee's No. 300-ranked offense, averaging 61.4 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 29 at 58.9 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 37.9% so far, less than the Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Defensively, Wright State features the nation's No. 43-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.5 points per game. Wisc-Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 243 nationally in scoring at home.
Wright State was a 70-68 winner in its last match on the road against Wisc-Green Bay. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Raiders got 19 points from JT Yoho as Wright State ran past Wisc-Green Bay 70-68 on Thursday at Resch Center.
In their last action, Wisc-Milwaukee was an 82-74 loser at home against Detroit. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. James Haarsma scored 26 points for Wisc-Milwaukee on Thursday, but the Titans managed an 82-74 victory over the Panthers at U.S. Cellular Arena.
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Valparaiso are 4-6
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
A few Raiders at Panthers trends to consider:
Wright State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Wisc-Milwaukee
Wright State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wisc-Milwaukee
Wisc-Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wright State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wisc-Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Wright State
Wisc-Milwaukee is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Wisc-Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Wright State
Wright State home to Valparaiso, Tuesday, February 12
Wisc-Milwaukee home to Loyola of Chicago, Tuesday, February 12