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Youngstown State Penguins vs Oakland Golden Grizzlies Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Oakland when they take on the Youngstown State Penguins on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Youngstown State Penguins as 7.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs Youngstown State Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Youngstown State Penguins sport a record of 10-13 and 6-13 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Oakland Golden Grizzlies have 16-7 and 8-11-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-9 for the Youngstown State Penguins and 5-14-1 for the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.

The Youngstown State Penguins sit at No. 274 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Golden Grizzlies sit at No. 111 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Youngstown State has the nation's No. 78-rated offensive output, at 77.35 PPG. The visiting Oakland Golden Grizzlies defense ranks No. 102 allowing on average 70 PPG. The Penguins FG% has averaged 44.02% so far, less than the Youngstown State Golden Grizzlies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.34% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Wisconsin-Milwaukee was victimized for 22 points and 22 rebounds by Jalen Hayes as the Grizzlies bested the Panthers 79-70 in college basketball action on Sunday.

The Penguins got 23 points from Cameron Morse as Youngstown State ran past Cleveland State 67-64 on Saturday at Beeghly Center.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games
  • Youngstown State is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Youngstown State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Youngstown State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Youngstown State is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland State, Saturday, February 4th
Youngstown State at Detroit, Saturday, February 4th