Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Mastodons and Phoenix. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Phoenix at Resch Center in Ashwaubenon, WI. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Horizon League conference contest is set at 140 points, with Green Bay being favored by -2.5 at home against Purdue Fort Wayne.

PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS VS GREEN BAY PHOENIX BETTING PICK

The Pick: Green Bay Phoenix -2.5

This game will be played at Resch Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 23rd.

WHY BET THE GREEN BAY PHOENIX:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-67 in favor of the Phoenix.
  • Not only will Green Bay pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Do the Mastodons Have a Shot at a Win at Ashwaubenon?

When playing on the road this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has gone 7-5, and they have won their last three road games. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have a record of 5-5.

As the underdog this season, the Mastodons have gone 4-5, and they are 17-10 overall. In their last game, they defeated Detroit by a score of 83-69.

As the underdog this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has an ATS record of 4-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Mastodons have gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is currently 7-4-1 and they are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 road games.

When looking at the over/under record for Purdue Fort Wayne this season, it sits at 14-11. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 140. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points compared to their average over/under line of 151.6 points per game this year.

In their recent game, the Mastodons’ offense concluded with 83 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 81.1 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jalen Jackson who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16. Rasheed Bello also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.2.

On the defensive side, Purdue Fort Wayne is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Detroit, the Titans finished with a field goal percentage of 52% and a total of 69 points vs. Purdue Fort Wayne.

Can the Phoenix Lock in a Home Win?

Green Bay will be looking to bounce back after a one-point loss to Northern Kentucky. Over their last ten games at home, the Phoenix have gone 8-2.

On the season, Green Bay has been favored in seven games, going 5-2. They have an average scoring margin of +9.8 points per game at home this year.

Against the spread, Green Bay has an 18-7 record this season. At home, they have gone 8-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Phoenix have an 8-2 mark vs. the spread.

Green Bay’s over/under record this season sits at 12-12-1, and today’s line of 140 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (135.8). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In their most recent game, the Green Bay offense put up just 57 points vs. the Northern Kentucky Norse. Overall, they are now averaging 69.2 points per game which is 345th in the country. In terms of offense, the Phoenix have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 174th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 150th in percentage and 39th in three-pointers made.

This season, the Green Bay defense has been impressive, holding the 52nd position in the country while permitting an average of 66.9 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Northern Kentucky, the Norse finished with a field goal percentage of 35% and a total of 58 points vs. Green Bay.