Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs. Wright State - 1/31/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Wright State Raiders (18-4) at Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers (10-11)
College Basketball: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm (UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena)
The Line: Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers +5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Wright State Raiders and the Milwaukee Panthers meet in college basketball action from UWM Panther Arena on Friday.
Wright State enters this one at 18-4 on the year. After their latest loss to UIC, the Raiders have notched three straight wins over Cleveland State, Youngstown State and Northern Kentucky.
In the win over the Norse, Wright State’s Tanner Holden led the way on 20 points with 13 rebounds. Billy Wampler provided 19 points with six assists and four rebounds there, and Loudon Love had 16 points and 11 boards.
Over on the Milwaukee side, they’re 10-11 this year. The Panthers are 2-2 in their last four games, with wins over Oakland and Youngstown state between losses to Detroit and Cleveland State in that time.
In the loss to the Vikings, Milwaukee’s only double-digit scorer was Darius Roy with 11 points, four rebounds and two assists. Te’Jon Lucas added nine points there, with four assists and one rebound.
Milwaukee is 1-5-1 ATS in their last seven after a straight-up loss and 1-6 ATS in their last seven home games. The Panthers are 4-11-1 ATS in their last 16 overall and the over is 10-2 in their last 12 overall.
Meanwhile, the Raiders are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 Friday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 after an ATS win. The over is 10-4 in Wright State’s last 14 overall and 6-2 in their last eight road games.
Wright State has been more offensively consistent this season than just about every team in the country. The Raiders have hit at least 70 points in every game this year, and though they’ve had some close calls—and some games they’d like to have back—they’re finishing off games well.
As for Milwaukee, they’ve sputtered a bit scoring-wise but on the whole they’re a pretty good offensive team as well. The Panthers hit 73 or more in four straight games but managed just 53 in their last outing. This should be a pretty interesting matchup but I don’t see anything to push me off Wright State here.