Cleveland State Vikings vs. Wright State Raiders - 1/19/14
Wright State Raiders (11-9) at Cleveland State Vikings (11-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm (Wolstein Center)
The Line: Cleveland State Vikings -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
It should be a decent matchup when the 11-9 Wright State Raiders meet in the Wolstein Center to take on the 11-8 Cleveland State Vikings. These are two above-average teams from the Horizon League and have provided some tight games in the past.
Cleveland State has won three of its last four games mainly by shooting a high percentage. The team shoots a solid 48 percent from the field and has four players averaging double-digit points. Sophomore guard Trey Lewis is coming off his best performance of the season in a victory over Oakland, as he dropped 29 points and three assists.
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Wright State has lost two of its last four games and is a brutal 1-8 on the road. A lot of this has to do with the Raiders struggling mightily to score points, as an average of 68.2 points per game simply isn’t going to cut it on most nights. Senior forward AJ Pacher is the team’s best player, as he’s averaging 10.8 points and five rebounds a game.
If you’re looking to cap this game, Cleveland State is the obvious choice. Not only is it the home team where it is 8-1 SU on the season, but it also holds an impressive 5-1 against the spread home record. To further increase your confidence, Wright State is 1-7 against the spread on the road and is 3-11 against the spread overall.
The Vikings should have no problem taking care of business at home.