Wisc-Milwaukee vs. Wright State - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wright State Raiders (6-7) at Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers (9-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm (UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena)
The Line: Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: College Extra
The Wright State Raiders and Milwaukee Panthers meet Saturday at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
The Wright State Raiders look for a strong road win to get back to a .500 record. The Wright State Raiders are averaging 63.5 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 64.2 points on 41.7 percent shooting. JT Yoho is averaging 12.4 points and 1.9 assists while Mark Alstork is averaging 10.5 points and five rebounds. Joe Thomasson is the third double-digit scorer and Michael Karena is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Wright State Raiders are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. Wright State is allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game. The Wright State Raiders have lost 10 straight road games.
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The Milwaukee Panthers look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Milwaukee Panthers are averaging 79.8 points and 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Matt Tiby is averaging 15.3 points and 8.8 rebounds while Akeem Springs is averaging 13.2 points and two assists. Austin Arians is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Jordan Johnson is dishing eight assists. The Milwaukee Panthers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. Milwaukee is allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Panthers have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Raiders are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Panthers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Horizon League. The Raiders are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Wis.-Milwaukee and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
Wright State has really had a hard time on the road and has failed to cover in in 19 of its last 26 games overall. I'll take the Panthers at home to cover the number with their offense leading the way.