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Cleveland State Vikings Home to Valparaiso Crusaders in NCAA Basketball Betting

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Valparaiso when they take on the Cleveland State Vikings on Tuesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Cleveland State Vikings betting line as 13.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Cleveland State Vikings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Cleveland State Vikings are 8-18 overall and 10-14-1 ATS, while the Valparaiso Crusaders are 21-5 and 13-11 ATS. As for the betting totals, Cleveland State boasts a 10-15 on the OU, and Valparaiso is 10-14.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cleveland State Vikings at No. 263 and the Valparaiso Crusaders at No. 1 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Valparaiso is ranked No. 7 in NCAA basketball at 41.81 per game. Contrast that with Cleveland State's No. 231 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cleveland State is the No. 235-ranked team in the country at 5.31 per game, while Valparaiso rates No. 80 at 7.85 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Valparaiso suffered a 61-59 loss against Wright State on Saturday, getting 14 points from Alec Peters in a losing effort at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Cleveland State earned a 64-59 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday, getting 30 points from Demonte Flannigan at Beeghly Center.

Betting Trends
  • Valparaiso is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Valparaiso's last 6 games
  • Valparaiso is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Valparaiso is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland State's last 7 games
  • Cleveland State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Valparaiso home to Oakland, Friday, February 19th
Cleveland State at Wisc-Milwaukee, Saturday, February 20th