Oakland Golden Grizzlies at Green Bay Phoenix ATS Prediction 01/16/20

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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (7-11, 2-3 Hor) will be at the Resch Center to challenge the Green Bay Phoenix (7-11, 2-3 Hor) in a Hor matchup. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. Green Bay Phoenix Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Phoenix lost to the Milwaukee Panthers, 87-80, while the Golden Grizzlies beat the Cleveland State Vikings, 68-55.

Oakland dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an extraordinary free throw rate of 0.703 (above their season average of 0.235) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.568 (above their season average of 0.472). Cleveland State recorded marks of 0.370 and 0.413, respectively, for those same stats. Green Bay, meanwhile, did a terrific job of getting to and converting from the free throw line (22-26; 84.6 percent). Green Bay was lifted by Amari Davis, who contributed 28 points and six rebounds. Xavier Hill-Mais, meanwhile played well for Oakland, contributing 15 points and seven rebounds.

This series was highly contested last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Phoenix won the most recent matchup 66-54. The Phoenix’s 16.0 turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Golden Grizzlies, who had a rate of 30.2. This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

It will be a matchup of conflicting tempos as the fast-breaking Phoenix (ranked 14th in the nation in possessions per game) will look to push the more methodical Golden Grizzlies (326th in possessions per game).

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. Green Bay Phoenix Free Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Green Bay ranks ninth in assists per game (17.1) while Oakland ranks 190th in assists allowed per game (14.2).
  • The Golden Grizzlies average 36.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 127th in the country. The Phoenix rank 233rd in rebounds allowed per game (38.3).
  • Oakland allows the 22nd-fewest blocks per game (2.4) while Green Bay ranks 35th (2.6).
  • The Phoenix rank 40th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while the Golden Grizzlies rank 162nd (7.4).
  • Green Bay averages 21.7 three pointers per game, which ranks 153rd in the nation. Oakland ranks 271st in three pointers allowed per game (27.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Phoenix have scored an average of 80.0 points per game (1.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 80.0 points per game (0.8 below their season average).
  • The Golden Grizzlies’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.4, up from 2.6 for the season.