Wright State vs. Milwaukee Horizon Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Wright State vs. Milwaukee Horizon Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 7 seed Wright State Raiders (18-14, 10-10 Horizon) are 1.5-point favorites in the Horizon Tournament over the No. 2 seed Milwaukee Panthers (20-10, 14-6 Horizon) on Thursday at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. The game tips off at 8:00 PM and airs on ESPN+, with both teams hoping to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The over/under for the matchup is set at 161.

Wright State vs. Milwaukee Odds

  • Wright State odds to win: -130
  • Milwaukee odds to win: +109
  • Spread: Wright State (-1.5)
  • Total: 161

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Venue: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

Who Will Win Wright State vs. Milwaukee?

Wright State and Milwaukee Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Wright State has a 10-10 record against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.

Milwaukee is 8-7 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this year.

The Raiders and the Panthers combine to average 2.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 161 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 146.6 points per game, 14.4 fewer than the point total for this game.

Wright State’s average point total in matchups this season is 153.5, 7.5 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

The average total for Panthers games this year is 9.7 fewer points than the point total of 161 for this outing.

The Raiders have a 17-14-0 record against the spread this season.

So far this season, the Panthers have put together a 14-12-1 record against the spread.

Wright State Stats & Insights

Wright State outscores opponents by 6.9 points per game (scoring 80.2 per game to rank 21st in college basketball while giving up 73.3 per contest to rank 276th in college basketball) and has a +222 scoring differential overall.

The 33.7 rebounds per game Wright State averages rank 68th in college basketball, and are 2.2 more than the 31.5 its opponents grab per outing.

The Raiders connect on 6.2 three-pointers per game (301st in college basketball) at a 35.9% rate (82nd in college basketball), compared to the 7.9 per contest their opponents make while shooting 32.7% from deep.

Wright State averages 98.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (66th in college basketball), and gives up 89.8 points per 100 possessions (135th in college basketball).

The Raiders are posting 85.1 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 75.9 points per contest.

Milwaukee Stats & Insights

Milwaukee has a +140 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.7 points per game. It is putting up 78 points per game, 40th in college basketball, and is giving up 73.3 per contest to rank 276th in college basketball.

The 35.3 rebounds per game Milwaukee accumulates rank 27th in the country, 2.9 more than the 32.4 its opponents pull down.

Milwaukee makes 8.1 three-pointers per game (100th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 8.3. It shoots 35.7% from deep, and its opponents shoot 30.6%.

Milwaukee puts up 93.5 points per 100 possessions (190th in college basketball), while allowing 88 points per 100 possessions (86th in college basketball).

At home the Panthers are scoring 84.6 points per game, 15.3 more than they are averaging away (69.3).

Wright State Key Players to Watch

Trey Calvin leads the Raiders in scoring, tallying 20.1 points per game to go with 2.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists.

Brandon Noel leads Wright State in rebounding, averaging 8.9 per game, while Tim Finke leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.8 in each contest.

The Raiders get the most three-point shooting production out of Alex Huibregste, who knocks down 1.8 threes per game.

The Wright State steals leader is Calvin, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Noel, who compiles 1.1 rejections per contest.

Milwaukee Key Players to Watch

BJ Freeman is the top scorer for the Panthers with 17 points per game. He also tacks on 5.1 rebounds and three assists per game to his statistics.

Milwaukee’s leader in rebounds is Markeith Browning II with 5.2 per game, and its leader in assists is Justin Thomas with 3.1 per game.

Freeman is reliable from deep and leads the Panthers with 2.4 made threes per game.

Thomas (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Milwaukee while Ahmad Rand (2.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Wright State vs. Milwaukee Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Milwaukee (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (161)

  • Prediction:
    Milwaukee 77, Wright State 76
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