The Milwaukee Panthers (20-10, 14-6 Horizon) will host the Wright State Raiders (18-14, 10-10 Horizon) after winning four straight home games. It begins at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 2, 2023.
Thursday’s matchup between the Raiders and the Panthers features a close line of Wright State -1.5. The matchup’s over/under is 161.5.
Wright State vs. Milwaukee Odds
Point Spread for Wright State vs. Milwaukee
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Wright State as the favorite.
Wright State vs. Milwaukee Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Wright State has -128 odds to pick up the win, while Milwaukee is listed at +107 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 161.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Wright State vs. Milwaukee Betting Trends
Wright State has 17 wins against the spread in 31 games this season. The Raiders have come away with 11 wins in the 19 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Wright State’s games this year have gone over the total in 18 out of 27 opportunities (66.7%).
Milwaukee has played 27 games, with 14 wins, against the spread. The Panthers have won 52.9% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (9-8). Milwaukee’s games this season have hit the over 15 times in 27 opportunities (55.6%).
Wright State vs. Milwaukee Key Players to Watch
Trey Calvin paces his squad in points per game (20.1), and also posts 2.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists. Defensively, he puts up 1.3 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Brandon Noel leads the Raiders at 8.9 rebounds per game, while also putting up 1.4 assists and 13 points. Tim Finke puts up a team-leading 3.8 assists per game. He is also averaging 8.1 points and 5.9 rebounds, shooting 36.9% from the field and 29% from downtown with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest. AJ Braun is averaging 9.7 points, 0.7 assists and 5 rebounds per contest.
BJ Freeman leads the Panthers in scoring (17 points per game), and posts 5.1 rebounds and 3 assists. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. The Panthers receive 10.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game from Kentrell Pullian. The Panthers receive 8.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game from Ahmad Rand. Justin Thomas is posting a team-high 3.1 assists per contest. And he is contributing 7.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, making 42.9% of his shots from the field.
What you need to know about the Wright State Raiders
Wright State and its Horizon opponents have combined to go over the point total 13 out of 21 times this season. The Raiders are allowing 73.3 points per game this year (276th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve really thrived on offense, scoring 80.2 points per game (21st-best). Wright State is 68th in the nation with 33.7 boards per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 202nd with 31.5 rebounds allowed per contest.
The Raiders are scoring 85.1 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 75.9 points per contest. Wright State is making 6.2 treys per game (301st-ranked in college basketball) this season, while putting up a 35.9% three-point percentage (82nd-ranked). The Raiders are ceding 7.9 three-pointers per game (259th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing a 32.7% three-point percentage (107th-ranked).
The Raiders have a 7-3 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 games, Wright State has gone over the total five times. Wright State’s offense has been improved over its last 10 games, putting up 80.4 points per contest compared to the 80.2 it has averaged this season. Wright State has been a little improved on the defensive end of the floor of late, allowing 70.5 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 73.3 it has conceded per game this season.
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Panthers
Milwaukee is 10-9-1 ATS in conference games this year. The Panthers are 40th in the country in points scored (78 per game) and 276th in points allowed (73.3). On the glass, Milwaukee is 27th in the nation in rebounds (35.3 per game). It is 272nd in rebounds conceded (32.4 per game).
At home, the Panthers average 84.6 points per game. On the road, they average 69.3. Milwaukee is 100th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (8.1 per game) and 95th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). In 2022-23, the Panthers are 302nd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (8.3 per game) and 27th in defensive 3-point percentage (30.6%).
The Panthers have a 3-6-1 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall over their past 10 contests. Milwaukee has gone over the total in six of its past 10 outings. Milwaukee is tallying 78.1 points per game over its last 10 games, compared to its season average of 78. The Panthers have played worse defensively over their past 10 games, allowing 81.5 points per contest, 8.2 more points their than season average of 73.3.
Wright State vs. Milwaukee Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Milwaukee, and we expect that Milwaukee will cover the spread (Wright State -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 161.5 points.
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