Youngstown State Penguins vs. Oakland Grizzlies - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Grizzlies (15-8) at Youngstown State Penguins (9-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:45 pm (Beeghly Center)
The Line: Youngstown State Penguins +9 -- Over/Under: 176 See the Latest Odds
The Youngstown State Penguins will host the Oakland Golden Grizzlies this Thursday.
The Youngstown State Penguins come into this game with a 9-14 record and are currently 7th in the Horizon League. The Penguins have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 97-68 loss to Valparaiso. Through 21 game this season the leading scorer for Penguins has been Cameron Morse who is averaging 19.2 points per game and 2.8 assists. Matt Donlan is second on the team with 13.3 points per game and 4.3 rebounds.
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies come into this game with a 15-8 record and are currently 2nd in the Horizon League. Oakland has won their past 4 games in a row. Through 23 game this season the leading scorer for the Golden Grizzlies has been Kahlil Felder who is averaging 25.6 points per game and 8.8 assists. Jalen Hayes is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 8.4 rebounds. Oakland has been on fire lately and will try to keep it rolling.
Oakland is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. Horizon League opponents. The Golden Grizzlies are 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Youngstown State is 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Penguins are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games following a loss.
The Younstown Statae Penguins have played well in their last couple games. Oakland is the far better team here and have won their past 4 games. Oakland has one of the best players in the nation and will lean on Felder to pick up this win and cover on the road.