Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs. Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Horizon League Tournament 3/8/14
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers (19-13) at Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix (24-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 9:30 pm (Resch Center)
The Line: Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Green Bay Phoenix and the Milwaukee Panthers face off on Saturday in Milwaukee in the Horizon League college basketball tournament.
The Green Bay Phoenix won the regular season Horizon League title and now look to add tournament champions to their resume. Green Bay is 14-2 in the Horizon and 11-3 in games played away from home. Keifer Sykes leads the Phoenix averaging 20.4 points per game. Alec Brown is averaging 15.8 points and 5.8 rebounds, Greg Mays is averaging 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Carrington Love is averaging 7.8 points. Green Bay is averaging 74.9 points and they are shooting 47.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 38.9 percent. Green Bay closed out the regular season with five wins but their last loss was at home against Milwaukee.
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The Milwaukee Panthers have worked their way to this game knocking off Detroit on Tuesday and then pounding Valpo on Friday as an underdog. Milwaukee is 9-9 in Horizon play and 12-7 away from home. Jordan Aaron leads the Panthers averaging 14.4 points per game. Kyle Kelm is averaging 12.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, Matt Tiby is averaging 12.2 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Austin Arians is averaging 10.8 points. Milwaukee is averaging 71 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Milwaukee showed in their last meeting that they can play with Green Bay.
Green Bay is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 4-0 against the spread following a win, and 7-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Milwaukee is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage over .600. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
The line for this one is simply way too big so taking the Panthers and the big number.
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