Wright State vs. Youngstown State - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Youngstown State Penguins (11-8) at Wright State Raiders (16-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Ervin J. Nutter Center)
The Line: Wright State Raiders -12.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Youngstown State Penguins and Wright State Raiders meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Nutter Center.
The Youngstown State Penguins look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Youngstown State Penguins are averaging 71.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Darius Quisenberry is averaging 15.3 points and 3.4 assists while Naz Bohannon is averaging 9.7 points and 9.3 rebounds. Devin Morgan is dishing 1.1 assists and Michael Akuchie is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Youngstown State Penguins are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.6 percent from the free throw line. The Youngstown State Penguins are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Youngstown State Penguins have lost four of their last six road games.
The Wright State Raiders look to stay hot after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The Wright State Raiders are averaging 81.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Bill Wampler is averaging 15.1 points and 4.3 rebounds while Loudon Love is averaging 14.8 points and 10.3 rebounds. Cole Gentry is the third double-digit scorer and Tanner Holden is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Wright State Raiders are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 66.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wright State Raiders are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Wright State Raiders have won their last five home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Youngstown State Penguins are losing on the road by an average of 8.7 points and are shooting just 39 percent from the field in those games. The Wright State Raiders win at home by an average of 12.6 points and have cruised in their last few games despite shooting poor from the field. Expect the offense of Wright State to pick up in this game. I'll lay the chalk with the Raiders at home.