Cleveland State vs. Wright State - 2/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Wright State Raiders (23-6) at Cleveland State Vikings (10-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Wolstein Center)
The Line: Cleveland State +9 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Wright State Raiders (23-6, CONF 13-3) and Cleveland State Vikings (10-18, CONF 6-9) face off in a Horizon League showdown at the Wolstein Center.The Raiders knocked off the Vikings 75-62 earlier this season.
The Raiders have had a lot of success this season but they are coming off a bad loss. Wright State was a five point favorite, against Youngstown State but the defense struggled giving up 88 points and that led to a loss.
Over the last five games, Wright State’s offense has been elite giving up 86.4 points and in this game they need to try to run up the score in this game.
The Raiders are led by center Loudon Love who is averaging 15.9 points and 9,5 rebounds per game.
The Vikings have had a lot of issues this season, and coming into this game they have won only three of their last ten games. At home this season Cleveland State is averaging 66.6 points while giving up 70.8 points.
The Vikings are led by Algevon Eichelberger who is averaging 14.3 points while shooting 6.4 rebounds per game. If they want any chance in this game, Cleveland State is going to need to slow down the pace.
The Vikings are 17-8-1 ATS in their last 26 games played on Saturday. The under is 9-3 in the Vikings last 12 games overall. The over is 8-3 in the Raiders last 11 road games.
This is a great bounce-back spot for the Raiders, and they should have no issue running up the score. Look for Wright State to run away with a victory, which will lead to a cover of the spread.