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Wright State vs Milwaukee Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds
Raiders vs Panthers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Wright State Raiders at Milwaukee Panthers
- Where: Milwaukee at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
- Date: Saturday, January 14th
- Betting Odds: Wright State +1, WRGHT -110 | WBD -110 O/U 154.0
Wright State heads into this matchup having played 18 games and have an overall record sitting at 10-8. On the road, the Raiders will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 6-3. So far, the Raiders have been the underdog 6 times, going 2-4 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.
Wright State’s leading scorer this season is Trey Calvin, who is averaging 18.12 points per contest. So far, Calvin has accounted for 21.21% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.71 rebounds per game and 4.53 assists. Brandon Noel is the second leading scorer for the Raiders, averaging 13.44 points per game. Between him and Noel, they are accounting for 37.9% of the team’s scoring.
Wright State comes into today’s matchup vs Milwaukee, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 75.5 points per game. Through 18 games, they have hit 46.3% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Raiders have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 445th in possessions per game.
The Milwaukee will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 4 game win streak and have an overall record of 12-5. Currently, the Panthers have been the home team 9 times, sitting with a record of 8-1. The Panthers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1 points in their favor. For the season, Milwaukee has been favored to win in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 3-0.
Milwaukee’s leading scorer this season is BJ Freeman, who is averaging 13.33 points per contest. So far, Freeman has accounted for 15.15% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.47 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists. Kentrell Pullian is the second leading scorer for the Panthers, averaging 10.76 points per game. Between him and Pullian, they are accounting for 29.0% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Milwaukee this season, as they are currently ranked 387th in college basketball at 64.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Panthers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.7%, placing them 381st in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Milwaukee Panthers -1
For this matchup, our college basketball betting model points to their being value in taking the Milwaukee on the spread as -1 point favorites over the Wright State Raiders. Not only do we see the team continuing to perform well vs the spread at home, as the school is 6-4 vs the spread (last 10), they are due to shut down a Wright State unit that struggles with their outside shooting. Look for a good defensive effort to be the key reason that the Panthers take care of business and cover as -1 point favorites.