Cleveland State Vikings at Green Bay Phoenix Betting Prediction 02/29/20

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The Green Bay Phoenix (15-15, 10-7 Hor) welcome the Cleveland State Vikings (11-19, 7-10 Hor) to Kress Events Center as the regular season comes to an end. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Cleveland State Vikings at Green Bay Phoenix Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Phoenix were victorious over the Youngstown State Penguins 102-92, while the Vikings barely escaped the Milwaukee Panthers 70-68.

The Vikings forced 17 turnovers and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.555 (above their season average of 0.453). The Phoenix, meanwhile, knocked down 25 of their 27 free throws (92.6 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.631 (above their season average of 0.521). JayQuan McCloud played well for Green Bay with 23 points. Cleveland State received a boost from Algevon Eichelberger, who had 20 points.

In their first matchup this season, McCloud led the Phoenix to a 78-74 win. He was the game’s leading scorer with 31 points. Green Bay’s effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over Cleveland State. The Phoenix had a rate of 0.553 while the Vikings posted a mark of 0.435.

The high-powered offense of Green Bay (54th in the country with an offensive efficiency of 108.8) will go head-to-head against the bottom-tier defense of Cleveland State (277th in the NCAA with a defensive efficiency of 103.9). The Phoenix figure to have the edge on that end of the court.

Cleveland State Vikings vs. Green Bay Phoenix Odds Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Green Bay, ATS Winner – Green Bay, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Green Bay ranks 11th in assists per game (16.5) while Cleveland State ranks 207th (11.8).
  • The Phoenix average 7.1 steals per game, which ranks 81st in the country. The Vikings rank 190th in steals allowed per game (7.2).
  • Cleveland State ranks 176th in rebounds allowed per game (35.8) while Green Bay ranks 265th (38.5).
  • The Phoenix rank 40th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Vikings rank 178th (4.7).
  • Green Bay ranks 177th in three pointers attempted per game (21.3) while Cleveland State ranks 314th (12.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Phoenix’s average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.8, up from 1.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Vikings have scored an average of 68.8 points per game (4.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.4 points per game (1.9 above their season average).