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Oakland Grizzlies vs Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Odds and Trends

Valparaiso Crusaders


Oakland Grizzlies
Friday, January 02, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Athletics Center Orena

The Valparaiso Crusaders will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Grizzlies in Oakland at Athletics Center Orena on Friday in college basketball betting odds action.

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Oakland Grizzlies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Oakland Grizzlies were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Grizzlies sport a record of 4-10 and 7-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Valparaiso Crusaders have 12-2 and 6-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-1 for the Oakland Grizzlies and 2-1 for the Valparaiso Crusaders.

The Oakland Grizzlies sit at No. 293 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Valparaiso Crusaders sit at No. 55 on the same chart.

How Valparaiso Crusaders vs Oakland Grizzlies Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 76 nationally ranked offense (72.14 points per game) against a Valparaiso Crusaders defense that sits as the No. 29 at 58.29 PPG. The Oakland Grizzlies have been averaging 44.94% from the field, less than the Crusaders have managed so far this season (46.53% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Crusaders blew out James Madison on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 79-52 win at JMU Center.

Oakland got 13 points from Jalen Hayes but lost anyway, 72-56, to Maryland on Saturday at Xfinity Center.

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Oakland Grizzlies Betting Odds Trends

Valparaiso is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Valparaiso is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Valparaiso is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Valparaiso is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Valparaiso
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Valparaiso

Next Betting Matchups

Valparaiso home to Youngstown State, Sunday, January 4th
Oakland at Cleveland State, Thursday, January 8th