Wright State @ Oakland
Current Records: Wright State 15-12; Oakland 18-8
What to Know
The Wright State Raiders and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies are set to square off in a Horizon League matchup at 9 p.m. ET Feb. 18 at Athletics Center Orena. Oakland should still be feeling good after a victory, while the Raiders will be looking to regain their footing.
It was close but no cigar for Wright State as they fell 75-71 to the Northern Kentucky Norse on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Detroit Titans typically have all the answers at home, but on Sunday Oakland proved too difficult a challenge. Oakland strolled past Detroit with points to spare, taking the contest 75-59.
Wright State is expected to lose this next one by 4. Now might not be the best time to take the Raiders against the spread since they’ve let down bettors for the past two consecutive games.
Wright State is now 15-12 while Oakland sits at 18-8. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Wright State has allowed their opponents an average of 7.5 steals per game, the 33rd most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for Wright State, the Golden Grizzlies enter the matchup with 8.7 steals per game on average, good for 27th best in college basketball. In other words, the Raiders will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.
How To Watch
When: Friday at 9 p.m. ETWhere: Athletics Center Orena — Oakland, MichiganTV: ESPN2Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Grizzlies are a 4-point favorite against the Raiders, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 4-point spread, and stayed right there.
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