Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Golden Grizzlies versus the Mastodons? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN. The over/under for this game is set at 152 points, and Purdue Fort Wayne is favored by -1 vs. Oakland in a Horizon League conference matchup.

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES VS PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons -1

This game will be played at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-71 in favor of the Mastodons.
  • Not only will Purdue Fort Wayne pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Oakland Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

After a 74-60 win over Wright State, Oakland enters this game with a record of 16-10 and a record of 10-4 in Horizon League play. The Golden Grizzlies have gone 5-6 this season as the underdog, and they are 7-7 on the road.

Over their last 10 road games, Oakland has gone 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five road games. On the season, the Golden Grizzlies have been outscored by an average of 0.7 points per game on the road.

As the underdog this season, Oakland has gone 8-3 vs. the spread and they are 15-10 overall. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Golden Grizzlies have gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Oakland games is 14-11, and today’s line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.8). Over their last three games, the OU record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 158 points.

The Golden Grizzlies’ offense finished with 74 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 76 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Golden Grizzlies have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 202nd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 183rd in terms of percentage and 92nd in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Golden Grizzlies’ defense is positioned 223rd in the country, permitting 74.5 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oakland’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.0% this season.

Does Purdue Fort Wayne Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has gone 8-4 compared to their 6-5 mark on the road. Over their last ten games at home, the Mastodons are 6-4.

So far this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has been favored in 15 games, going 10-5 in those contests. Overall, the team has a record of 16-9.

When looking at Purdue Fort Wayne’s ATS record this season, they are currently 12-10-1. At home, they have gone 6-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Mastodons have an ATS mark of 4-6. In their last 5 home games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 152 is right in line with the average over/under line in Purdue Fort Wayne’s games this season (151.8). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 154 points.

Purdue Fort Wayne’s offense had a good outing, putting up 92 points against IUPUI. They achieved a 60.3% field goal percentage and went 10/15 from the free-throw line. Offensively, the Mastodons hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 91st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 75th in terms of percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.

On defense, Purdue Fort Wayne is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.2 points per game. Against IUPUI in their most recent game, the Purdue Fort Wayne defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing IUPUI to hit 45% of their shots.