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Valparaiso Crusaders Battle vs Oakland Golden Grizzlies Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Valparaiso Crusaders will hit the floor running against the away Oakland Golden Grizzlies Friday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Valparaiso Crusaders to cover the point spread in this one found them as -3.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs Valparaiso Crusaders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Valparaiso Crusaders are 11-3 overall and 6-5 ATS, while the Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 12-3 and 6-5-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Valparaiso boasts a 5-6 on the OU, and Oakland is 2-9-1.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Valparaiso Crusaders at No. 105 and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies at No. 32 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Oakland is ranked No. 76 in NCAA basketball at 38.93 per game. Contrast that with Valparaiso's No. 65 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Valparaiso is the No. 210-ranked team in the country at 6.29 per game, while Oakland rates No. 104 at 8 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Grizzlies got 21 points from Martez Walker as Oakland ran past Northern Kentucky 76-65 on Saturday at Athletics Center Orena.

Valparaiso earned a 70-59 victory over UIC on Friday, getting 23 points from Tevonn Walker at UIC Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Oakland is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Valparaiso
  • Valparaiso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Valparaiso is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Valparaiso is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Oakland
  • Valparaiso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at UIC, Sunday, January 8th
Valparaiso at Detroit, Sunday, January 8th