Youngstown State Penguins host Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix in college basketball action
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs Youngstown State Penguins Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Sunday when the Phoenix of Wisc-Green Bay hit the hard court against the Penguins of Youngstown State.
The Penguins sport records of 15-11 and 8-12-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Phoenix have 14-12 and 13-10-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-7-1 for the Penguins and 5-14 for the Phoenix.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Youngstown State sat as 1-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 101 (Penguins) and the No. 114 (Phoenix) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-71 result in favor of the Penguins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Youngstown State's No. 72-ranked offense, averaging 72.1 PPG, against a Phoenix defense that ranks No. 81 at 62.6 PPG. The Penguins field goal percentage has averaged 42.8% so far, less than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wisc-Green Bay owns the country's No. 168-rated mark, allowing 69.3 points per game on the highway. Youngstown State, on the other hand, rates No. 61 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Wisc-Green Bay was a 66-59 winner on the road against Cleveland State. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Wisc-Green Bay earned a 66-59 victory over Cleveland State on Friday, getting 23 points from Keifer Sykes at Wolstein Center.
Youngstown State won its last outing, a 94-80 result against Wisc-Milwaukee on February 15. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Kendrick Perry went off for 28 points and added 8 rebounds, leading Youngstown State over Wisc-Milwaukee, 94-80, on Friday at Beeghly Center.
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After playing Cleveland State are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
After playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
A few Phoenix at Penguins trends to consider:
Wisc-Green Bay is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Wisc-Green Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Youngstown State
Wisc-Green Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Youngstown State
Wisc-Green Bay is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Youngstown State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Youngstown State's last 6 games when playing Wisc-Green Bay
Youngstown State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Youngstown State's last 6 games
Wisc-Green Bay at Drake, Saturday, February 23
Youngstown State home to Central Michigan, Saturday, February 23