Youngstown State Penguins vs Wright State Raiders Odds
Nutter Center will host Wright State Raiders vs. Youngstown State Penguins action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Raiders currently sports a 18-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 15-11 ATS. The Penguins are 16-13 and 10-13-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Raiders produce a 13-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Penguins have gone 11-9-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Raiders in this one found them listed as 6.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Penguins was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 214 (Raiders) and the No. 136 (Penguins) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-68 result in favor of the Raiders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Penguins is ranked No. 118 in NCAA hoops at 36 per game. Contrast that with Wright State’s No. 321 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wright State is the No. 213-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Youngstown State rates No. 109 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Youngstown State features the nation's No. 159-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.9 points per game. Wright State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 304 nationally in scoring at home.
Youngstown State lost its last outing, a 73-64 result against Valparaiso on February 26. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point underdog. The Penguins endured a 73-64 loss at the hands of the Crusaders on Tuesday, despite a 22-point effort from Blake Allen at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Wright State was a 60-55 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois-Chicago. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Raiders endured a 60-55 loss at the hands of the Flames on Tuesday, despite a 16-point effort from JT Yoho at UIC Pavilion.
Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
After playing Valparaiso are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Penguins at Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Youngstown State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Wright State
Youngstown State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Youngstown State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Youngstown State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wright State
Wright State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Youngstown State
Wright State is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games when playing Youngstown State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wright State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wright State's last 8 games