The Phoenix and Panthers are set to face off at 6:00 ET on ESPNU. The Panthers will host the game at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, WI. The over/under for this game is set at 144.5 points, and Milwaukee is favored by -6 vs. Green Bay in a Horizon League conference matchup.

GREEN BAY PHOENIX VS MILWAUKEE PANTHERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Milwaukee Panthers -6

This game will be played at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE MILWAUKEE PANTHERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Not only will Milwaukee pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Phoenix Defense Show Up in Milwaukee?

Green Bay enters this game as a 6-point underdog, and they have gone 11-9 as the underdog this season. They are 18-12 overall, including a 13-6 record in Horizon League play. On the road, the Phoenix have gone 8-8 this season, and they have gone 7-3 over their last ten games away from home.

In their last game, Green Bay defeated Cleveland State by a score of 69-61. They have gone 4-1 over their last five road games, and they have won three straight games on the road.

As the underdog, Green Bay has been a solid bet this season with a 14-6 record vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark sits at 19-9, but they have really excelled on the road, going 11-5 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, the Phoenix are 3-0 ATS and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they have an 8-2 ATS record.

Green Bay’s over/under record for the season sits at 13-14-1, and today’s over/under line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (136.1). So far, 20 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 134 points compared to their season average of 136.6 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Phoenix’s offense tallied 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 68.5 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Noah Reynolds who comes into today’s matchup averaging 19.7. Elijah Jones also heads into the game with a PPG average of 8.3.

Currently, the Phoenix’s defense holds the 59th rank in the nation, allowing 67.4 points per game. In their previous game vs. Cleveland State, the Vikings finished with a field goal percentage of 38% and a total of 61 points vs. Green Bay.

Can the Panthers Lock in a Home Win?

With a record of 16-14, Milwaukee is the favorite in this one as they have been in 14 of their 30 games this season. They are 9-5 as the favorite, and they come in having won four games in a row.

At home, the Panthers are 9-3 this season, and their average scoring margin is +3.8 points per game. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 8-2.

As the favorite this season, Milwaukee has gone 5-9 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home this year, Milwaukee has an ATS mark of 6-6 and is 6-4 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games.

On the season, the over/under record for Milwaukee games is 14-11-2 and today’s line of 144.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (154.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 163 points.

In their recent game, the Panthers’ offense concluded with 75 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 78.5 points per contest. The top scorer for the Panthers was BJ Freeman with 22 points, while Faizon Fields also added 14 to the scoreboard.

Coming into today’s game, the Milwaukee defense is giving up an average of 78.8 points per contest. In today’s game, the Milwaukee defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 2 three-pointers while giving up 70 points.