Youngstown State Penguins vs. Green Bay Phoenix ATS Prediction 02/27/20

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The Youngstown State Penguins (16-13, 9-7 Hor) will be at the Resch Center to take on the Green Bay Phoenix (14-15, 9-7 Hor) in a Hor matchup. Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Youngstown State Penguins at Green Bay Phoenix Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last outing. The Phoenix lost to the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 92-88, while the Penguins lost a close one to the Northern Kentucky Norse, 61-59.

Youngstown State forced Northern Kentucky into a turnover percentage of 22.2 (above their season average of 15.8) while Green Bay had a much better turnover percentage (11.3 vs. 19.4). JayQuan McCloud had a solid performance for Green Bay, contributing 26 points and six rebounds. Youngstown State was led by Naz Bohannon, who had 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

In their first matchup this year, Devin Morgan led the Penguins to a 98-94 win. He recorded 26 points. Youngstown State had a much better turnover percentage (8.9 vs. 15.5). Green Bay, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.574 vs. 0.488).

Green Bay could put on a ball-control clinic in this contest. Green Bay ranks 40th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.7 percent), while Youngstown State forces the 67th-fewest turnovers (17.5 percent). Also, the Penguins rank ninth in offensive rebounding percentage (36.3 percent), while the Phoenix rank 306th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.3 percent).

Youngstown State at Green Bay Odds Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Youngstown State ranks 25th in rebounds per game (39.6) while Green Bay ranks 266th in rebounds allowed per game (38.7).
  • The Phoenix rank 48th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Penguins rank 103rd (3.2).
  • Youngstown State ranks 49th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while Green Bay ranks 63rd (5.7).
  • The Penguins rank 71st in three pointers allowed per game (19.7) while the Phoenix rank 278th (25.5).
  • Green Bay ranks 11th in assists per game (16.3) while Youngstown State ranks 168th (12.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Penguins have scored an average of 70.8 points per game (2.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.0 points per game (4.9 below their season average).
  • The Phoenix’s average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.0, up from 1.0 for the season.