Northern Kentucky vs. Wright State - 2/28/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Wright State (24-6) at Northern Kentucky (21-8)
College Basketball: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm (BB&T Arena)
The Line: Northern Kentucky -3 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Wright State Raiders (24-6, CONF 14-3) and Northern Kentucky Norse (21-8, CONF 13-4) face off in a Horizon League showdown at BB&T Arena. Wright State knocked off Northern Kentucky 95-63 earlier this season.
Wright State has had a lot of success this season, but they haven’t been immune to bad losses. Wright State has won eight of the last ten games, but in the two losses they were the favorites on the road.
On the road this season Wright State has an 8-3 record and are averaging 79.9 points per game. The defense on the road sometimes has been an issue and so far this season they are giving up 75.6 points per game.
Wright State is led by center Loudon Love who is averaging 16.1 points, 9.5 rebounds, and shooting 49.5 percent from the field.
Northern Kentucky has also had a lot of success this season, and will look to get some revenge after the blowout loss to Wright State earlier this season.
Coming into this game Northern Kentucky has won seven of the last eight games, with the only loss coming against UIC, a game where they were big favorites.
At home this season Northern Kentucky has an 11-3 record and the defense has been strong giving up only 68 points per game while the offense is averaging 76.1 points.
The Norse are led by forward Dantez Walton who is averaging 16.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and shooting 47.3 percent from the field.
Northern Kentucky is 2-8 against the spread in their last ten games played on Friday. The under is 10-3 in Wright State’s last 13 games on Friday. The over is 7-2-1 in the last ten meetings between Wright State and Northern Kentucky.
The wrong team is favored in this game, and Wright State is the play on the money line. They already ran up the score once on Northern Kentucky and they are going to do it again in this game. This is a game where Wright State should be the three point favorites, but the bookmakers have given us a gift with this line.